IC 4591 - HII Ionized region in Scorpius
IC 4591 is a HII Ionized region in the Scorpius constellation. IC 4591 is situated south of the celestial equator and, as such, it is more easily visible from the southern emisphere.
Apparent size of IC 4591The following table reports IC 4591 apparent angular size. The green area displayed on top of the DSS2 image of IC 4591 is a visual representation of it.
Digitized Sky Survey image of IC 4591
The image below is a photograph of IC 4591 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 0.4x0.4 degrees (24x24 arcmins).
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of IC 4591
Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox of IC 4591 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky charts below show the position of IC 4591 in the sky. The first chart has a field of view of 60° while the second one has a field of view of 10°.