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public LocationGreenwich, United Kingdom
TimezoneEurope/London
Sunrise: 4:56 
Transit: 12:55 
Sunset: 20:55
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IC 1594 - Intermediate Spiral Galaxy in Phoenix

Altitude: -22.4°   Azimuth: 139.9°   Direction: South-East

IC 1594 is a Intermediate Spiral Galaxy in the Phoenix constellation. IC 1594 is situated south of the celestial equator and, as such, it is more easily visible from the southern hemisphere.

The image below is a photograph of IC 1594 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 1594 - Intermediate Spiral Galaxy in Phoenix star
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DSS2 image of IC 1594 in the Red band. The green region on the image is a representation of the major (1.25 arcmin) and minor (0.39 arcmin) axes of the object's apparent size.

Key facts about IC 1594

IC 1594
Galaxy
Phoenix

IC 1594 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom.

Altitude: -22.4°
Azimuth: 139.9°
Direction: South-East

See also IC 1594 rise and set times.

Given its B magnitude of 15.18, IC 1594 is visible with the help of a telescope having an aperture of 20 inches (500mm) or more.

Available Resources for IC 1594 - Intermediate Spiral Galaxy in Phoenix

Photometric information of IC 1594

The following table lists the magnitude of IC 1594 in different bands of the electomagnetic spectrum (when available), from the B band (445nm wavelength, corresponding to the Blue color), to the V band ( 551nm wavelength, corresponding to Green/Yellow color), to the J, H, K bands (corresponding to 1220nm, 1630nm, 2190nm wavelengths respectively, which are colors not visible to the human eye).

15.18
12.32
11.6
11.29

For more information about photometry in astronomy, check the photometric system article on Wikipedia.

The surface brightess reported below is an indication of the brightness per unit of angular area of IC 1594.

23.55 mag/arcsec2

Apparent size of IC 1594

The following table reports IC 1594 apparent angular size. The green area displayed on top of the DSS2 image of IC 1594 is a visual representation of it.
1.25 arcmin
0.39 arcmin
129°

IC 1594 - Intermediate Spiral Galaxy in Phoenix morphological classification

IC 1594 - Intermediate Spiral Galaxy in Phoenix is classified as Intermediate Spiral (SABb) according to the Hubble and de Vaucouleurs galaxy morphological classification. The diagram below shows a visual representation of the position of IC 1594 - Intermediate Spiral Galaxy in Phoenix in the Hubble de Vaucouleurs sequence.

IC 1594 - Intermediate Spiral Galaxy in Phoenix
Visualization of the morphological classification of IC 1594 - Intermediate Spiral Galaxy in Phoenix, Intermediate Spiral (SABb).
Credits for the background image: Antonio Ciccolella / M. De Leo / CC BY

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of IC 1594

Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox of IC 1594 are provided in the following table:

00h 53m 44s
-47° 38’ 51”

The simplified sky charts below show the position of IC 1594 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 1594 - Intermediate Spiral Galaxy in Phoenix star
Simplified finder chart for IC 1594 - Intermediate Spiral Galaxy in Phoenix.

Finder chart IC 1594 - Intermediate Spiral Galaxy in Phoenix star
Simplified finder chart for IC 1594 - Intermediate Spiral Galaxy in Phoenix.

Rise and set times of IC 1594 from your location

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

IC 1594 - Intermediate Spiral Galaxy in Phoenix is currently not visible from Greenwich, United Kingdom