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IC 5250A - Elliptical/Spiral Galaxy in Tucana

IC 5250A is a Elliptical/Spiral Galaxy in the Tucana constellation. IC 5250A is situated south of the celestial equator and, as such, it is more easily visible from the southern emisphere.

IC 5250A
Galaxy
Tucana
  • IC 5250A is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]. See also rise and set times.
  • Given its visual magnitude of 11.11, IC 5250A is visible with the help of a telescope havng an aperture of 6 inches (150mm) or more.
Available Resources for IC 5250A - Elliptical/Spiral Galaxy in Tucana

Photometric information of IC 5250A

The following table lists the magnitude of IC 5250A 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).

12.1
11.11

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 5250A.

22.35 mag/arcsec2

Apparent size of IC 5250A

The following table reports IC 5250A apparent angular size. The green area displayed on top of the DSS2 image of IC 5250A is a visual representation of it.
1.51 arcmin
1.31 arcmin
73°

Digitized Sky Survey image of IC 5250A

The image below is a photograph of IC 5250A 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 5250A - Elliptical/Spiral Galaxy in Tucana star
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DSS2 image of IC 5250A in the Red band. The green region on the image is a representation of the major (1.51 arcmin) and minor (1.31 arcmin) axes of the object's apparent size.

IC 5250A - Elliptical/Spiral Galaxy in Tucana morphological classification

IC 5250A - Elliptical/Spiral Galaxy in Tucana is classified as Elliptical/Spiral (E-S0) according to the Hubble and de Vaucouleurs galaxy morphological classification. The diagram below shows a visual representation of the position of IC 5250A - Elliptical/Spiral Galaxy in Tucana in the Hubble de Vaucouleurs sequence.

IC 5250A - Elliptical/Spiral Galaxy in Tucana
Visualization of the morphological classification of IC 5250A - Elliptical/Spiral Galaxy in Tucana, Elliptical/Spiral (E-S0).
Credits for the background image: Antonio Ciccolella / M. De Leo / CC BY

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of IC 5250A

Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox of IC 5250A are provided in the following table:

22h 47m 17s
-65° 03’ 34”

The simplified sky charts below show the position of IC 5250A 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 5250A - Elliptical/Spiral Galaxy in Tucana star
Simplified finder chart for IC 5250A - Elliptical/Spiral Galaxy in Tucana.

Finder chart IC 5250A - Elliptical/Spiral Galaxy in Tucana star
Simplified finder chart for IC 5250A - Elliptical/Spiral Galaxy in Tucana.

Rise ans set times of IC 5250A from your location

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

IC 5250A - Elliptical/Spiral Galaxy in Tucana is currently not visible from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]