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, as taken by Hubble Space Telescope
Observation data (J2000 epoch)
Right ascension 10h 16m 18.666s[1]
Declination−33° 33′ 49.85″[1]
Helio radial velocity2864 km/s[1]
Distance110 million ly[2]
Apparent magnitude (V)13.31[1]
Apparent magnitude (B)12.53[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. The supermassive black hole at the core has a mass of 4.4+4.4
×106 M


  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.
  3. ^ Graham, Alister W. (November 2008), "Populating the Galaxy Velocity Dispersion - Supermassive Black Hole Mass Diagram: A Catalogue of (Mbh, σ) Values", Publications of the Astronomical Society of Australia, 25 (4): 167–175, arXiv:0807.2549, Bibcode:2008PASA...25..167G, doi:10.1071/AS08013.