IC 1296

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IC 1296
Observation data (J2000 epoch)
Constellation Lyra
Right ascension 18h 53m 18.8s[1]
Declination +33° 04′ 00″[1]
Redshift 5120 ± 20 km/s[1]
Distance 221.14M[1]
Type SBbc[1]
Apparent dimensions (V) 1'.1 × 0'.9[1]
Apparent magnitude (V) 14.8[1]
Other designations
UGC 11374, PGC 62532[1]
See also: Galaxy, List of galaxies

IC 1296 is a barred spiral galaxy in the constellation Lyra. It is a low surface brightness galaxy that lies in line of sight 4' to the northwest of the more famous planetary nebula M57 Ring Nebula. IC 1296 is much farther away - an estimated distance of ~221-million lightyears (NED data) as compared to M57's mere 2300LY.

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  1. ^ a b c d e f g h "NASA/IPAC Extragalactic Database". Results for. Retrieved 2006-10-19. 

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Coordinates: Sky map 18h 53m 18.8s, +33° 04′ 00″