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IC 5325 - Spiral Galaxy in Phoenix

Altitude: -55.9°   Azimuth: 92.1°   Direction: East

IC 5325 is a Spiral Galaxy in the Phoenix constellation. IC 5325 is situated south of the celestial equator and, as such, it is more easily visible from the southern hemisphere.

The image below is a photograph of IC 5325 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 5325 - Spiral Galaxy in Phoenix star
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DSS2 image of IC 5325 in the Red band. The green region on the image is a representation of the major (2.88 arcmin) and minor (2.62 arcmin) axes of the object's apparent size.

Key facts about IC 5325

IC 5325
Galaxy
Phoenix

IC 5325 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: -55.9°
Azimuth: 92.1°
Direction: East

See also IC 5325 rise and set times.

Given its visual magnitude of 11.27, IC 5325 is visible with the help of a telescope having an aperture of 6 inches (150mm) or more.

Available Resources for IC 5325 - Spiral Galaxy in Phoenix

Photometric information of IC 5325

The following table lists the magnitude of IC 5325 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).

11.89
11.27
9.22
8.6
8.36

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 5325.

22.83 mag/arcsec2

Apparent size of IC 5325

The following table reports IC 5325 apparent angular size. The green area displayed on top of the DSS2 image of IC 5325 is a visual representation of it.
2.88 arcmin
2.62 arcmin

IC 5325 - Spiral Galaxy in Phoenix morphological classification

IC 5325 - Spiral Galaxy in Phoenix 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 5325 - Spiral Galaxy in Phoenix in the Hubble de Vaucouleurs sequence.

IC 5325 - Spiral Galaxy in Phoenix
Visualization of the morphological classification of IC 5325 - Spiral Galaxy in Phoenix, Spiral (SAbc).
Credits for the background image: Antonio Ciccolella / M. De Leo / CC BY

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of IC 5325

Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox of IC 5325 are provided in the following table:

23h 28m 42s
-41° 20’ 00”

The simplified sky charts below show the position of IC 5325 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 5325 - Spiral Galaxy in Phoenix star
Simplified finder chart for IC 5325 - Spiral Galaxy in Phoenix.

Finder chart IC 5325 - Spiral Galaxy in Phoenix star
Simplified finder chart for IC 5325 - Spiral Galaxy in Phoenix.

Rise and set times of IC 5325 from your location

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

IC 5325 - Spiral Galaxy in Phoenix is currently not visible from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt