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IC 5355 - Galaxy in Andromeda

Altitude: -0.8°   Azimuth: 332.6°   Direction: North-North-West

IC 5355 is a Galaxy in the Andromeda constellation. IC 5355 is situated north of the celestial equator and, as such, it is more easily visible from the northern hemisphere.

IC 5355
Galaxy
Andromeda

IC 5355 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: -0.8°
Azimuth: 332.6°
Direction: North-North-West

See also IC 5355 rise and set times.

Given its B magnitude of 14.4, IC 5355 is visible with the help of a telescope having an aperture of 14 inches (350mm) or more.

Available Resources for IC 5355 - Galaxy in Andromeda

Photometric information of IC 5355

The following table lists the magnitude of IC 5355 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).

14.4
11.86
11.3
11.22

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 5355.

23 mag/arcsec2

Apparent size of IC 5355

The following table reports IC 5355 apparent angular size. The green area displayed on top of the DSS2 image of IC 5355 is a visual representation of it.
1.01 arcmin
0.76 arcmin
11°

Digitized Sky Survey image of IC 5355

The image below is a photograph of IC 5355 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 5355 -  Galaxy in Andromeda star
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DSS2 image of IC 5355 in the Red band. The green region on the image is a representation of the major (1.01 arcmin) and minor (0.76 arcmin) axes of the object's apparent size.

IC 5355 - Galaxy in Andromeda morphological classification

IC 5355 - Galaxy in Andromeda is classified as according to the Hubble and de Vaucouleurs galaxy morphological classification. The diagram below shows a visual representation of the position of IC 5355 - Galaxy in Andromeda in the Hubble de Vaucouleurs sequence.

IC 5355 - Galaxy in Andromeda
Visualization of the morphological classification of IC 5355 - Galaxy in Andromeda, .
Credits for the background image: Antonio Ciccolella / M. De Leo / CC BY

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of IC 5355

Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox of IC 5355 are provided in the following table:

23h 47m 15s
+32° 46’ 57”

The simplified sky charts below show the position of IC 5355 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 5355 -  Galaxy in Andromeda star
Simplified finder chart for IC 5355 - Galaxy in Andromeda.

Finder chart IC 5355 -  Galaxy in Andromeda star
Simplified finder chart for IC 5355 - Galaxy in Andromeda.

Rise ans set times of IC 5355 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 5355 - Galaxy in Andromeda 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: 57.2°
Max altitude: 71.3°
Azimuth: 302.8°