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public LocationGreenwich, UK
TimezoneEurope/London
Sunrise: 4:57 
Transit: 13:04 
Sunset: 21:10
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IC 5233 - Spiral Galaxy in Pegasus

Above the horizon.  Rise: 19:44 | Tran: 4:14 | Set: 12:41
Altitude: 12.0°   Azimuth: 63.5°   Direction: East-North-East

IC 5233 is a Spiral Galaxy in the Pegasus constellation. IC 5233 is situated north of the celestial equator and, as such, it is more easily visible from the northern hemisphere. Given its B magnitude of 14.8, IC 5233 is visible with the help of a telescope having an aperture of 20 inches (500mm) or more.

The image below is a photograph of IC 5233 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 0.5000x0.5000 degrees (30.00x30.00 arcmins).

Image of IC 5233 - Spiral Galaxy in Pegasus star
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DSS2 image of IC 5233 in the Red band. The green region on the image is a representation of the major (0.91 arcmin) and minor (0.84 arcmin) axes of the object's apparent size.

Apparent Coordinates

22h 37m 42s
+25° 53’ 27”

J2000 Coordinates

22h 36m 33s
+25° 45’ 47”

Finder Chart

The simplified sky charts below show the position of IC 5233 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 5233 - Spiral Galaxy in Pegasus star
Simplified finder chart for IC 5233 - Spiral Galaxy in Pegasus.

Finder chart IC 5233 - Spiral Galaxy in Pegasus star
Simplified finder chart for IC 5233 - Spiral Galaxy in Pegasus.

Photometric Information

The following table lists the magnitude of IC 5233 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).

14.8
11.79
11.12
10.82

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 5233.

23.34 mag/arcsec2

Apparent Size

The following table reports IC 5233 apparent angular size. The green area displayed on top of the DSS2 image of IC 5233 is a visual representation of it.
0.91 arcmin
0.84 arcmin
16°

Morphological Classification

IC 5233 - Spiral Galaxy in Pegasus is classified as Spiral (SAbc) according to the Hubble and de Vaucouleurs galaxy morphological classification. The diagram below shows a visual representation of the position of IC 5233 - Spiral Galaxy in Pegasus in the Hubble de Vaucouleurs sequence.

IC 5233 - Spiral Galaxy in Pegasus
Visualization of the morphological classification of IC 5233 - Spiral Galaxy in Pegasus, Spiral (SAbc).
Credits for the background image: Antonio Ciccolella / M. De Leo / CC BY

Rise and Set Times

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

Today's IC 5233 - Spiral Galaxy in Pegasus rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, UK are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 64.2°
Max altitude: 64.3°
Azimuth: 295.8°