IC 5201 is a barred spiral galaxy object of interest in space. It lies at a distance of 40 Million Ly light years away in the constellation of Grus.
It is also referred to as IC5201 which is short for Index Catalogue number 5201. The Index Catalogue is an update to the earlier NGC catalogue. IC 5201 was discovered in 1900 by Joseph Lunt.
The Barred Spiral Galaxy's location is 22:20:59.18 (R.A.) and -46:2:2.16 (Dec.). Its Visual (Apparent) Brightness is 11.00 Magnitude . The object can not be seen by the naked eye, you need a telescope to see it.
|Type||Barred Spiral Galaxy|
|Index Catalogue Id||IC5201|
|Distance (Lt.Yr)||40 Million Ly|
|Visual / Apparent Magnitude||11.00|
|Naked Eye Visible||Requires a 4.5 - 6 Inch Telescope - Magnitudes|
|Year of Discovery||1900|
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