The galaxy IC 5240

Image of IC 5240
Red-band image from the Second Digitized Sky Survey (DSS2), measuring 10 arcminutes across.
Finder chart
Please wait
Loading 0/4
Click and drag to rotate
Mouse wheel to zoom in/out
Touch with mouse to dismiss
Click and drag the chart above to pan around the sky, or use the mouse wheel to zoom. Click to enlarge.

From Cambridge , IC 5240 is not readily observable since it lies so far south that it will never rise more than 2° above the horizon.

Begin typing the name of a town near to you, and then select the town from the list of options which appear below.
Name IC 5240
Object Type Galaxy
Position
Constellation:Grus
Magnitude:11.31 (V) [2]
12.25 (B) [2]
9.53 (J) [2]
8.90 (H) [2]
8.53 (K) [2]
B-V Color (mag):0.94
Hubble type:SBa
Right ascension:22h41m [2]
Declination:-44°46' [2]
Distance:26.3 Mpc
85.7 Mlyr [1]
Derived Quantities
Absolute mag (V):-20.79

Cambridge

Latitude:
Longitude:
Timezone:

42.38°N
71.11°W
EDT

Color scheme