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public LocationGreenwich, United Kingdom
TimezoneEurope/London
Sunrise: 4:42 
Transit: 12:59 
Sunset: 21:16
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IC 5354 - Elliptical Galaxy in Sculptor

Below the horizon.  Rise: 3:57 | Tran: 7:07 | Set: 10:17
Altitude: -18.4°   Azimuth: 247.7°   Direction: West-South-West

IC 5354 is a Elliptical Galaxy in the Sculptor constellation. IC 5354 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 5354 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 5354 - Elliptical Galaxy in Sculptor star
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DSS2 image of IC 5354 in the Red band. The green region on the image is a representation of the major (0.92 arcmin) and minor (0.58 arcmin) axes of the object's apparent size.

Key facts about IC 5354

IC 5354
Galaxy
Sculptor

IC 5354 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom.

Altitude: -18.4°
Azimuth: 247.7°
Direction: West-South-West

See also IC 5354 rise and set times.

Given its B magnitude of 14.94, IC 5354 is visible with the help of a telescope having an aperture of 20 inches (500mm) or more.

Available Resources for IC 5354 - Elliptical Galaxy in Sculptor

Photometric information of IC 5354

The following table lists the magnitude of IC 5354 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).

14.94
11.33
10.61
10.37

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 5354.

23.64 mag/arcsec2

Apparent size of IC 5354

The following table reports IC 5354 apparent angular size. The green area displayed on top of the DSS2 image of IC 5354 is a visual representation of it.
0.92 arcmin
0.58 arcmin
65°

IC 5354 - Elliptical Galaxy in Sculptor morphological classification

IC 5354 - Elliptical Galaxy in Sculptor is classified as Elliptical (E) according to the Hubble and de Vaucouleurs galaxy morphological classification. The diagram below shows a visual representation of the position of IC 5354 - Elliptical Galaxy in Sculptor in the Hubble de Vaucouleurs sequence.

IC 5354 - Elliptical Galaxy in Sculptor
Visualization of the morphological classification of IC 5354 - Elliptical Galaxy in Sculptor, Elliptical (E).
Credits for the background image: Antonio Ciccolella / M. De Leo / CC BY

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of IC 5354

Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox of IC 5354 are provided in the following table:

23h 47m 27s
-28° 08’ 09”

The simplified sky charts below show the position of IC 5354 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 5354 - Elliptical Galaxy in Sculptor star
Simplified finder chart for IC 5354 - Elliptical Galaxy in Sculptor.

Finder chart IC 5354 - Elliptical Galaxy in Sculptor star
Simplified finder chart for IC 5354 - Elliptical Galaxy in Sculptor.

Rise and set times of IC 5354 from your location

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

Today's IC 5354 - Elliptical Galaxy in Sculptor rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 118.1°
Max altitude: 10.4°
Azimuth: 241.9°