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IC 2233 Facts

IC 2233 is a low surface brightness galaxy object of interest in space. It lies at a distance of 40 Million LY light years away in the constellation of Lynx.

It is also referred to as IC2233 which is short for Index Catalogue number 2233. The Index Catalogue is an update to the earlier NGC catalogue.

The Low Surface Brightness Galaxy's location is 08 13 58.909 (R.A.) and +45 44 31.74 (Dec.). Its Visual (Apparent) Brightness is 12.63 Magnitude . The object can not be seen by the naked eye, you need a telescope to see it.

Fact File


NameIC 2233
TypeLow Surface Brightness Galaxy
Index Catalogue IdIC2233
ConstellationLynx
Right Ascension08 13 58.909
Declination+45 44 31.74
Distance (Lt.Yr)40 Million LY
Visual / Apparent Magnitude12.63
Naked Eye VisibleRequires a 4.5 - 6 Inch Telescope - Magnitudes
Angular Size 3.89 0.51 172 (Opt) D
Radial Velocity559
Sourcehttp://simbad.u-strasbg.fr/simbad/sim-id?Ident=ic%202233


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