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public Observing fromLocation: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt
SunriseRise: 6:40  
clear_day Transit: 12:10  
SunsetSet: 17:41
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IC 5297 - Galaxy in Pegasus

Altitude: 44.9°   Azimuth: 107.0°   Direction: East-South-East

IC 5297 is a Galaxy in the Pegasus constellation. IC 5297 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 5297 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 5297 - Galaxy in Pegasus star
DSS2 image of IC 5297 in the Red band. The green region on the image is a representation of the major (0.58 arcmin) and minor (0.55 arcmin) axes of the object's apparent size.

Key facts about IC 5297

IC 5297

IC 5297 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: 44.9°
Azimuth: 107.0°
Direction: East-South-East

See also IC 5297 rise and set times.

Given its B magnitude of 15.7, IC 5297 is visible only through long exposure photography.

Available Resources for IC 5297 - Galaxy in Pegasus

Photometric information of IC 5297

The following table lists the magnitude of IC 5297 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 5297.

23.36 mag/arcsec2

Apparent size of IC 5297

The following table reports IC 5297 apparent angular size. The green area displayed on top of the DSS2 image of IC 5297 is a visual representation of it.
0.58 arcmin
0.55 arcmin

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of IC 5297

Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox of IC 5297 are provided in the following table:

23h 15m 57s
+25° 01’ 30”

The simplified sky charts below show the position of IC 5297 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 5297 - Galaxy in Pegasus star
Simplified finder chart for IC 5297 - Galaxy in Pegasus.

Finder chart IC 5297 - Galaxy in Pegasus star
Simplified finder chart for IC 5297 - Galaxy in Pegasus.

Rise and set times of IC 5297 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 5297 - Galaxy in Pegasus 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: 65.0°
Max altitude: 63.5°
Azimuth: 295.0°