IC 5146 is a reflection/emission nebula object of interest in space. It lies at a distance of 3300 ly light years away in the constellation of Cygnus.
It is also referred to as IC5146 which is short for Index Catalogue number 5146. The Index Catalogue is an update to the earlier NGC catalogue.
The Reflection/Emission Nebula's location is 21h 53m 28.7 (R.A.) and +47d 16` 01 (Dec.). Its Visual (Apparent) Brightness is 7.00 Magnitude . The object can not be seen by the naked eye, you need a telescope to see it.
|Index Catalogue Id||IC5146|
|Right Ascension||21h 53m 28.7|
|Declination||+47d 16` 01|
|Distance (Lt.Yr)||3300 ly|
|Visual / Apparent Magnitude||7.00|
|Naked Eye Visible||Requires a 7x50 Binoculars - Magnitudes|
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