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IC 5191 - Lenticular Galaxy in Lacerta

Altitude: 30.0°   Azimuth: 66.6°   Direction: East-North-East

IC 5191 is a Lenticular Galaxy in the Lacerta constellation. IC 5191 is situated north of the celestial equator and, as such, it is more easily visible from the northern hemisphere.

The image below is a photograph of IC 5191 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).

Image of IC 5191 - Lenticular Galaxy in Lacerta star
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DSS2 image of IC 5191 in the Red band. The green region on the image is a representation of the major (1.08 arcmin) and minor (0.17 arcmin) axes of the object's apparent size.

Key facts about IC 5191

IC 5191
Galaxy
Lacerta

IC 5191 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: 30.0°
Azimuth: 66.6°
Direction: East-North-East

See also IC 5191 rise and set times.

Given its B magnitude of 15, IC 5191 is visible with the help of a telescope having an aperture of 20 inches (500mm) or more.

Available Resources for IC 5191 - Lenticular Galaxy in Lacerta

Photometric information of IC 5191

The following table lists the magnitude of IC 5191 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).

15
11.43
10.69
10.32

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 5191.

23.56 mag/arcsec2

Apparent size of IC 5191

The following table reports IC 5191 apparent angular size. The green area displayed on top of the DSS2 image of IC 5191 is a visual representation of it.
1.08 arcmin
0.17 arcmin
65°

IC 5191 - Lenticular Galaxy in Lacerta morphological classification

IC 5191 - Lenticular Galaxy in Lacerta is classified as Lenticular (S0-Aa) according to the Hubble and de Vaucouleurs galaxy morphological classification. The diagram below shows a visual representation of the position of IC 5191 - Lenticular Galaxy in Lacerta in the Hubble de Vaucouleurs sequence.

IC 5191 - Lenticular Galaxy in Lacerta
Visualization of the morphological classification of IC 5191 - Lenticular Galaxy in Lacerta, Lenticular (S0-Aa).
Credits for the background image: Antonio Ciccolella / M. De Leo / CC BY

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of IC 5191

Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox of IC 5191 are provided in the following table:

22h 15m 02s
+37° 18’ 01”

The simplified sky charts below show the position of IC 5191 in the sky. The first chart has a field of view of 60° while the second one has a field of view of 10°.

Finder chart IC 5191 - Lenticular Galaxy in Lacerta star
Simplified finder chart for IC 5191 - Lenticular Galaxy in Lacerta.

Finder chart IC 5191 - Lenticular Galaxy in Lacerta star
Simplified finder chart for IC 5191 - Lenticular Galaxy in Lacerta.

Rise and set times of IC 5191 from your location

Location: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt
Latitude: 51° 28’ 47” N
Longitude: 0° 00’ 00” E
Timezone: Europe/London

Today's IC 5191 - Lenticular Galaxy in Lacerta rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 52.7°
Max altitude: 75.8°
Azimuth: 307.3°