IC 2584 - Lenticular Galaxy in Antlia
IC 2584 is a Lenticular Galaxy in the Antlia constellation. IC 2584 is situated south of the celestial equator and, as such, it is more easily visible from the southern emisphere.
- IC 2584 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]. Its current altitude is 3° above the horizon. See also rise and set times.
- Given its visual magnitude of 12.8, IC 2584 is visible with the help of a telescope havng an aperture of 10 inches (250mm) or more.
Photometric information of IC 2584
The following table lists the magnitude of IC 2584 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).
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 2584.
Apparent size of IC 2584The following table reports IC 2584 apparent angular size. The green area displayed on top of the DSS2 image of IC 2584 is a visual representation of it.
Digitized Sky Survey image of IC 2584
The image below is a photograph of IC 2584 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).
IC 2584 - Lenticular Galaxy in Antlia morphological classification
IC 2584 - Lenticular Galaxy in Antlia is classified as Lenticular (S0) according to the Hubble and de Vaucouleurs galaxy morphological classification. The diagram below shows a visual representation of the position of IC 2584 - Lenticular Galaxy in Antlia in the Hubble de Vaucouleurs sequence.
Credits for the background image: Antonio Ciccolella / M. De Leo / CC BY
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of IC 2584
Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox of IC 2584 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky charts below show the position of IC 2584 in the sky. The first chart has a field of view of 60° while the second one has a field of view of 10°.
Rise ans set times of IC 2584 from your location
Location: Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]
Latitude: 51° 28’ 47” N
Longitude: 0° 00’ 00” E
Today's IC 2584 - Lenticular Galaxy in Antlia rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change] are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):