IC 5173B - Galaxy in Indus
IC 5173B is a Galaxy in the Indus constellation. IC 5173B is situated south of the celestial equator and, as such, it is more easily visible from the southern emisphere.
- IC 5173B is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]. See also rise and set times.
- Given its B magnitude of 16.31, IC 5173B is visible only through long exposure photography.
Photometric information of IC 5173B
The following table lists the magnitude of IC 5173B 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.
The surface brightess reported below is an indication of the brightness per unit of angular area of IC 5173B.
Apparent size of IC 5173BThe following table reports IC 5173B apparent angular size. The green area displayed on top of the DSS2 image of IC 5173B is a visual representation of it.
Digitized Sky Survey image of IC 5173B
The image below is a photograph of IC 5173B 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 5173B
Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox of IC 5173B are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky charts below show the position of IC 5173B 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 5173B from your location
Location: Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]
Latitude: 51° 28’ 47” N
Longitude: 0° 00’ 00” E
IC 5173B - Galaxy in Indus is currently not visible from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]