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public Observing fromLocation: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt
SunriseRise: 6:57  
clear_day Transit: 12:11  
SunsetSet: 17:27
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IC 1590 - Star Cluster + Nebula in Cassiopeia

Altitude: 74.5°   Azimuth: 60.7°   Direction: East-North-East

IC 1590 is a Star Cluster + Nebula in the Cassiopeia constellation. IC 1590 is situated north of the celestial equator and, as such, it is more easily visible from the northern hemisphere.

The image below is a photograph of IC 1590 from the Digitized Sky Survey 2 (DSS2 - see the credits section) taken in the red channel. The area of sky represented in the image is 0.5x0.5 degrees (30x30 arcmins).

Image of IC 1590 - Star Cluster + Nebula in Cassiopeia star
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DSS2 image of IC 1590 in the Red band. The green region on the image is a representation of the major (6.3 arcmin) and minor (6.3 arcmin) axes of the object's apparent size.

Key facts about IC 1590

IC 1590
Star Cluster + Nebula
Cassiopeia

IC 1590 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: 74.5°
Azimuth: 60.7°
Direction: East-North-East

See also IC 1590 rise and set times.

Available Resources for IC 1590 - Star Cluster + Nebula in Cassiopeia

Apparent size of IC 1590

The following table reports IC 1590 apparent angular size. The green area displayed on top of the DSS2 image of IC 1590 is a visual representation of it.
6.3 arcmin
6.3 arcmin

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of IC 1590

Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox of IC 1590 are provided in the following table:

00h 52m 50s
+56° 38’ 34”

The simplified sky charts below show the position of IC 1590 in the sky. The first chart has a field of view of 60° while the second one has a field of view of 10°.

Finder chart IC 1590 - Star Cluster + Nebula in Cassiopeia star
Simplified finder chart for IC 1590 - Star Cluster + Nebula in Cassiopeia.

Finder chart IC 1590 - Star Cluster + Nebula in Cassiopeia star
Simplified finder chart for IC 1590 - Star Cluster + Nebula in Cassiopeia.

Rise and set times of IC 1590 from your location

Location: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt
Latitude: 51° 28’ 47” N
Longitude: 0° 00’ 00” E
Timezone: Europe/London

IC 1590 - Star Cluster + Nebula in Cassiopeia is circumpolar and transits at 14:36 UTC (altitude: 84.8°)