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public LocationGreenwich, UK
Sunrise: 5:00 
Transit: 13:04 
Sunset: 21:07
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IC 3589 - Star in Virgo

Below the horizon.  Rise: 11:29 | Tran: 18:02 | Set: 0:34
Alt: -11.68°   Az: 63.01°   Direction: East-North-East

IC 3589 is a Star in the Virgo constellation. IC 3589 is situated close to the celestial equator and, as such, it is at least partly visible from both hemispheres in certain times of the year. Given its B magnitude of 15.6, IC 3589 is visible only through long exposure photography.

The image below is a photograph of IC 3589 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 3589 - Star in Virgo star
DSS2 image of IC 3589 in the Red band.

Celestial Coordinates


12h 38m 15s
+06° 48’ 08”
16h 05m 59s
04h 44m 15s


12h 37m 00s
+06° 56’ 13”

Finder Chart

The simplified sky charts below show the position of IC 3589 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 3589 - Star in Virgo star
Simplified finder chart for IC 3589 - Star in Virgo.

Finder chart IC 3589 - Star in Virgo star
Simplified finder chart for IC 3589 - Star in Virgo.

Photometric Information

The following table lists the magnitude of IC 3589 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.

Rise and Set Times

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

Today's IC 3589 - Star in Virgo rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, UK are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 83.2°
Max altitude: 45.3°
Azimuth: 276.8°