IC 5152

Irregular Galaxy IC 5152 in Indus

[IC 5152, AAT]
Right Ascension 22 : 02.9 (h:m)
Declination -51 : 17 (deg:m)
Distance 2000.0 (kly)
Visual Brightness 11.7 (mag)
Apparent Dimension 12 (arc min)

IC 5152 is a relatively nearby dwarf galaxy, either another outlying member galaxy of the Local Group, or just beyond the outlayers of our group of galaxies. In the latter case, it lies in the almost empty space between the Local Group and the Sculptor Group of Galaxies.

The image in this page was obtained by David Malin with the Anglo-Australian Telescope. This image is copyrighted and may be used for private purpose only. For any other kind of use, including internet mirroring and storing on CD-ROM, please contact the Photo Permissions Department of the Anglo Australian Observatory.

  • More information on this image (David Malin)

  • NED data of IC 5152
  • SIMBAD Data of IC 5152
  • Observing Reports for IC 5152 (IAAC Netastrocatalog)

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