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public LocationGreenwich, UK
TimezoneEurope/London
Sunrise: 5:15 
Transit: 13:06 
Sunset: 20:56
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IC 2510 - Spiral Galaxy in Antlia

Above the horizon.  Rise: 12:12 | Tran: 14:33 | Set: 16:54
Alt: 2.47°   Az: 201.83°   Direction: South-South-West

IC 2510 is a Spiral Galaxy in the Antlia constellation. IC 2510 is situated south of the celestial equator and, as such, it is more easily visible from the southern hemisphere. Given its B magnitude of 15.5, IC 2510 is visible only through long exposure photography.

The image below is a photograph of IC 2510 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 0.5000x0.5000 degrees (30.00x30.00 arcmins).

Image of IC 2510 - Spiral Galaxy in Antlia star
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DSS2 image of IC 2510 in the Red band. The green region on the image is a representation of the major (1.59 arcmin) and minor (0.86 arcmin) axes of the object's apparent size.

Celestial Coordinates

Apparent

09h 48m 46s
-32° 57’ 08”
01h 45m 05s
11h 33m 52s

J2000

09h 47m 43s
-32° 50’ 14”

Finder Chart

The simplified sky charts below show the position of IC 2510 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 2510 - Spiral Galaxy in Antlia star
Simplified finder chart for IC 2510 - Spiral Galaxy in Antlia.

Finder chart IC 2510 - Spiral Galaxy in Antlia star
Simplified finder chart for IC 2510 - Spiral Galaxy in Antlia.

Photometric Information

The following table lists the magnitude of IC 2510 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).

15.5
11.05
10.32
10.01

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

Apparent Size

The following table reports IC 2510 apparent angular size. The green area displayed on top of the DSS2 image of IC 2510 is a visual representation of it.
1.59 arcmin
0.86 arcmin
148°

Morphological Classification

IC 2510 - Spiral Galaxy in Antlia is classified as Spiral (SAb) according to the Hubble and de Vaucouleurs galaxy morphological classification. The diagram below shows a visual representation of the position of IC 2510 - Spiral Galaxy in Antlia in the Hubble de Vaucouleurs sequence.

IC 2510 - Spiral Galaxy in Antlia
Visualization of the morphological classification of IC 2510 - Spiral Galaxy in Antlia, Spiral (SAb).
Credits for the background image: Antonio Ciccolella / M. De Leo / CC BY

Rise and Set Times

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

Today's IC 2510 - Spiral Galaxy in Antlia rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, UK are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 123.0°
Max altitude: 5.6°
Azimuth: 237.0°