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NGC 5189 - Planetary Nebula in Musca

NGC 5189 is a Planetary Nebula in the Musca constellation. NGC 5189 is situated south of the celestial equator and, as such, it is more easily visible from the southern emisphere.

NGC 5189
Planetary Nebula
Musca
  • NGC 5189 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]. See also rise and set times.
  • Given its B magnitude of 10.3, NGC 5189 is visible with the help of a binocular with a 80mm aperture or a small telescope.
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Photometric information of NGC 5189

The following table lists the magnitude of NGC 5189 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).

10.3
14.02
13.84
13.53

For more information about photometry in astronomy, check the photometric system article on Wikipedia.

Apparent size of NGC 5189

The following table reports NGC 5189 apparent angular size. The green area displayed on top of the DSS2 image of NGC 5189 is a visual representation of it.
2.33 arcmin
2.33 arcmin

Digitized Sky Survey image of NGC 5189

The image below is a photograph of NGC 5189 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 NGC 5189 - Planetary Nebula in Musca star
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DSS2 image of NGC 5189 in the Red band. The green region on the image is a representation of the major (2.33 arcmin) and minor (2.33 arcmin) axes of the object's apparent size.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of NGC 5189

Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox of NGC 5189 are provided in the following table:

13h 33m 33s
-65° 58’ 27”

The simplified sky charts below show the position of NGC 5189 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 NGC 5189 - Planetary Nebula in Musca star
Simplified finder chart for NGC 5189 - Planetary Nebula in Musca.

Finder chart NGC 5189 - Planetary Nebula in Musca star
Simplified finder chart for NGC 5189 - Planetary Nebula in Musca.

Rise ans set times of NGC 5189 from your location

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

NGC 5189 - Planetary Nebula in Musca is currently not visible from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]