You can find IC5052 deep in the southern skies in the constallation of Pavo as a 6.0´x 1.0´sized edged-on barred spiral galaxy (type SBcd) of magnitude visually 10.5mag.Its real distance is about 27 mio.light years and is rich in star building regions.
It was first been observed by DeLisle Steward in 1900.Later it was labeled by John Dreyer in his Index-Catalog (IC).
Rect.: 20h 52m 7,1s
Decl.: -69° 12′ 19″
LRGB image with L = 29x1200s, RGB = 9x1200s each,a total of 18.7 hours
80cm f/7 AstroOptik Keller corrected cassegrain, FLI Proline 16803
Astrodon LRGB GenII filters
Prompt 7 CTIO/UNC Chile,remote controlled
image processing: Bernd Flach-Wilken
this is a 90% FOV-look to IC5052 of the FLI-CCD-camera:click inside for a full resolution picture
here is a more detailed look to IC5052:
Here you can find a picture taken with the 2,5m DuPont telescope from the Carnegie-Irvine Galaxy Survey (CGS)
and here is a close up taken with the HST