IC 5148 - Planetary Nebula in Grus
IC 5148 is a Planetary Nebula in the Grus constellation. IC 5148 is situated south of the celestial equator and, as such, it is more easily visible from the southern emisphere.
Photometric information of IC 5148
The following table lists the magnitude of IC 5148 in different bands of the electomagnetic spectrum (when available), from the B band (445nm wavelength, corresponding to the Blue color), to the V band ( 551nm wavelength, corresponding to Green/Yellow color), to the J, H, K bands (corresponding to 1220nm, 1630nm, 2190nm wavelengths respectively, which are colors not visible to the human eye).
For more information about photometry in astronomy, check the photometric system article on Wikipedia.
Apparent size of IC 5148The following table reports IC 5148 apparent angular size. The green area displayed on top of the DSS2 image of IC 5148 is a visual representation of it.
Digitized Sky Survey image of IC 5148
The image below is a photograph of IC 5148 from the Digitized Sky Survey 2 (DSS2 - see the credits section) taken in the red channel. The area of sky represented in the image is 0.5x0.5 degrees (30x30 arcmins).
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of IC 5148
Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox of IC 5148 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky charts below show the position of IC 5148 in the sky. The first chart has a field of view of 60° while the second one has a field of view of 10°.
Rise ans set times of IC 5148 from your location
IC 5148 - Planetary Nebula in Grus is currently not visible from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]