IC 2560

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Coordinates: Sky map 10h 16m 18.666s, −33° 33′ 49.85″

IC 2560
A spiral in the Air Pump.jpg
IC 2560's spiral arms and barred structure
Observation data (J2000 epoch)
Constellation Antlia
Right ascension 10h 16m 18.666s[1]
Declination −33° 33′ 49.85″[1]
Redshift 0.0096[1]
Helio radial velocity 2864 km/s[1]
Distance 110 million ly[2]
Apparent magnitude (V) 13.31[1]
Apparent magnitude (B) 12.53[1]
Type SBb[1]
Apparent size (V) 2.790 x 1.060[1]
Other designations
INTREF 409, NVSS J101618-333350, [VV2000c] J101619.3-333359, AGC 26999, IRAS 10140-3318, PSCz Q10140-3318, [VV2003c] J101619.3-333359, 6dFGS gJ101618.7-333350, IRAS F10140-3318, SGC 101405-3318.9, [VV2006c] J101619.3-333359, ESO-LV 375-0040, LEDA 29993, [CHM2007] LDC 729 J101618.66-3333498, [VV2010c] J101619.3-333359, ESO 375-4, 2MASX J10161866-3333498, [HB91] 1014-333, [VV98c] J101619.3-333359, HIPASS J1016-33, MCG-05-25-001, [TP95] IC 2560 1
See also: Galaxy, List of galaxies

IC 2560 is a spiral galaxy lying over 110 million light-years away from Earth in the constellation of Antlia. It has a distinct bar structure in the center.


  1. ^ a b c d e f g h "Search Results for IC 2560". Astronomical Database. SIMBAD. Retrieved 6 September 2013. 
  2. ^ "A spiral in the Air Pump". ESA/Hubble Picture of the Week. Retrieved 6 September 2013.