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TimezoneEurope/London
Sunrise: 5:11 
Transit: 13:06 
Sunset: 21:00
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IC 2570 - Barred Spiral Galaxy in Antlia

Below the horizon.  Rise: 13:08 | Tran: 15:19 | Set: 17:30
Alt: -35.53°   Az: 101.48°   Direction: East-South-East

IC 2570 is a Barred Spiral Galaxy in the Antlia constellation. IC 2570 is situated south of the celestial equator and, as such, it is more easily visible from the southern hemisphere. Given its B magnitude of 16.04, IC 2570 is visible only through long exposure photography.

The image below is a photograph of IC 2570 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 2570 - Barred Spiral Galaxy in Antlia star
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DSS2 image of IC 2570 in the Red band. The green region on the image is a representation of the major (0.82 arcmin) and minor (0.44 arcmin) axes of the object's apparent size.

Celestial Coordinates

Apparent

10h 22m 40s
-33° 44’ 51”
16h 54m 17s
03h 16m 57s

J2000

10h 21m 33s
-33° 37’ 23”

Finder Chart

The simplified sky charts below show the position of IC 2570 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 2570 - Barred Spiral Galaxy in Antlia star
Simplified finder chart for IC 2570 - Barred Spiral Galaxy in Antlia.

Finder chart IC 2570 - Barred Spiral Galaxy in Antlia star
Simplified finder chart for IC 2570 - Barred Spiral Galaxy in Antlia.

Photometric Information

The following table lists the magnitude of IC 2570 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).

16.04
12.8
12.05
11.76

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 2570.

23.79 mag/arcsec2

Apparent Size

The following table reports IC 2570 apparent angular size. The green area displayed on top of the DSS2 image of IC 2570 is a visual representation of it.
0.82 arcmin
0.44 arcmin
172°

Morphological Classification

IC 2570 - Barred Spiral Galaxy in Antlia is classified as Barred Spiral (Bbc) according to the Hubble and de Vaucouleurs galaxy morphological classification. The diagram below shows a visual representation of the position of IC 2570 - Barred Spiral Galaxy in Antlia in the Hubble de Vaucouleurs sequence.

IC 2570 - Barred Spiral Galaxy in Antlia
Visualization of the morphological classification of IC 2570 - Barred Spiral Galaxy in Antlia, Barred Spiral (Bbc).
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 2570 - Barred 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: 123.7°
Max altitude: 4.8°
Azimuth: 236.3°