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IC 5193 - Elliptical Galaxy in Lacerta

IC 5193 is a Elliptical Galaxy in the Lacerta constellation. IC 5193 is situated north of the celestial equator and, as such, it is more easily visible from the northern hemisphere.

IC 5193
Galaxy
Lacerta
  • IC 5193 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]. Its current altitude is 62° above the horizon. See also rise and set times.
  • Given its B magnitude of 15.46, IC 5193 is visible with the help of a telescope havng an aperture of 20 inches (500mm) or more.
Available Resources for IC 5193 - Elliptical Galaxy in Lacerta

Photometric information of IC 5193

The following table lists the magnitude of IC 5193 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).

15.46
11.51
10.75
10.43

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 5193.

23.63 mag/arcsec2

Apparent size of IC 5193

The following table reports IC 5193 apparent angular size. The green area displayed on top of the DSS2 image of IC 5193 is a visual representation of it.
0.75 arcmin
0.68 arcmin
178°

Digitized Sky Survey image of IC 5193

The image below is a photograph of IC 5193 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 5193 - Elliptical Galaxy in Lacerta star
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DSS2 image of IC 5193 in the Red band. The green region on the image is a representation of the major (0.75 arcmin) and minor (0.68 arcmin) axes of the object's apparent size.

IC 5193 - Elliptical Galaxy in Lacerta morphological classification

IC 5193 - Elliptical Galaxy in Lacerta is classified as Elliptical (E) according to the Hubble and de Vaucouleurs galaxy morphological classification. The diagram below shows a visual representation of the position of IC 5193 - Elliptical Galaxy in Lacerta in the Hubble de Vaucouleurs sequence.

IC 5193 - Elliptical Galaxy in Lacerta
Visualization of the morphological classification of IC 5193 - Elliptical Galaxy in Lacerta, Elliptical (E).
Credits for the background image: Antonio Ciccolella / M. De Leo / CC BY

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of IC 5193

Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox of IC 5193 are provided in the following table:

22h 15m 43s
+37° 14’ 34”

The simplified sky charts below show the position of IC 5193 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 5193 - Elliptical Galaxy in Lacerta star
Simplified finder chart for IC 5193 - Elliptical Galaxy in Lacerta.

Finder chart IC 5193 - Elliptical Galaxy in Lacerta star
Simplified finder chart for IC 5193 - Elliptical Galaxy in Lacerta.

Rise ans set times of IC 5193 from your location

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

Today's IC 5193 - Elliptical Galaxy in Lacerta rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change] are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 52.8°
Max altitude: 75.8°
Azimuth: 307.2°
IC 5193 - Elliptical Galaxy in Lacerta is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom