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public LocationGreenwich, United Kingdom
Sunrise: 4:42 
Transit: 12:58 
Sunset: 21:15
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IC 5307 - Galaxy in Pegasus

Below the horizon.  Rise: 23:52 | Tran: 6:46 | Set: 13:36
Altitude: -18.2°   Azimuth: 315.4°   Direction: North-West

IC 5307 is a Galaxy in the Pegasus constellation. IC 5307 is situated close to the celestial equator and, as such, it is at least partly visible from both hemispheres in certain times of the year.

The image below is a photograph of IC 5307 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 5307 - Galaxy in Pegasus star
DSS2 image of IC 5307 in the Red band. The green region on the image is a representation of the major (0.3 arcmin) and minor (0.26 arcmin) axes of the object's apparent size.

Key facts about IC 5307

IC 5307

IC 5307 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom.

Altitude: -18.2°
Azimuth: 315.4°
Direction: North-West

See also IC 5307 rise and set times.

Given its B magnitude of 17.12, IC 5307 is visible only through long exposure photography.

Available Resources for IC 5307 - Galaxy in Pegasus

Photometric information of IC 5307

The following table lists the magnitude of IC 5307 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 5307.

23.24 mag/arcsec2

Apparent size of IC 5307

The following table reports IC 5307 apparent angular size. The green area displayed on top of the DSS2 image of IC 5307 is a visual representation of it.
0.3 arcmin
0.26 arcmin

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of IC 5307

Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox of IC 5307 are provided in the following table:

23h 18m 21s
+10° 14’ 08”

The simplified sky charts below show the position of IC 5307 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 5307 - Galaxy in Pegasus star
Simplified finder chart for IC 5307 - Galaxy in Pegasus.

Finder chart IC 5307 - Galaxy in Pegasus star
Simplified finder chart for IC 5307 - Galaxy in Pegasus.

Rise and set times of IC 5307 from your location

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

Today's IC 5307 - Galaxy in Pegasus rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 79.8°
Max altitude: 48.8°
Azimuth: 280.2°