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IC 564 - Intermediate Spiral Galaxy in Sextans

IC 564 is a Intermediate Spiral Galaxy in the Sextans constellation. IC 564 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.

IC 564
Galaxy
Sextans
  • IC 564 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]. Its current altitude is 32° above the horizon. See also rise and set times.
  • Given its B magnitude of 14.1, IC 564 is visible with the help of a telescope havng an aperture of 14 inches (350mm) or more.
Available Resources for IC 564 - Intermediate Spiral Galaxy in Sextans

Photometric information of IC 564

The following table lists the magnitude of IC 564 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).

14.1
11.19
10.45
10.03

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 564.

22.94 mag/arcsec2

Apparent size of IC 564

The following table reports IC 564 apparent angular size. The green area displayed on top of the DSS2 image of IC 564 is a visual representation of it.
1.64 arcmin
0.45 arcmin
68°

Digitized Sky Survey image of IC 564

The image below is a photograph of IC 564 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).

Image of IC 564 - Intermediate Spiral Galaxy in Sextans star
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DSS2 image of IC 564 in the Red band. The green region on the image is a representation of the major (1.64 arcmin) and minor (0.45 arcmin) axes of the object's apparent size.

IC 564 - Intermediate Spiral Galaxy in Sextans morphological classification

IC 564 - Intermediate Spiral Galaxy in Sextans is classified as Intermediate Spiral (SABc) according to the Hubble and de Vaucouleurs galaxy morphological classification. The diagram below shows a visual representation of the position of IC 564 - Intermediate Spiral Galaxy in Sextans in the Hubble de Vaucouleurs sequence.

IC 564 - Intermediate Spiral Galaxy in Sextans
Visualization of the morphological classification of IC 564 - Intermediate Spiral Galaxy in Sextans, Intermediate Spiral (SABc).
Credits for the background image: Antonio Ciccolella / M. De Leo / CC BY

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of IC 564

Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox of IC 564 are provided in the following table:

09h 46m 21s
+03° 04’ 16”

The simplified sky charts below show the position of IC 564 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 564 - Intermediate Spiral Galaxy in Sextans star
Simplified finder chart for IC 564 - Intermediate Spiral Galaxy in Sextans.

Finder chart IC 564 - Intermediate Spiral Galaxy in Sextans star
Simplified finder chart for IC 564 - Intermediate Spiral Galaxy in Sextans.

Rise ans set times of IC 564 from your location

Location: Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]
Latitude: 51° 28’ 47” N
Longitude: 0° 00’ 00” E
Timezone: Europe/London

Today's IC 564 - Intermediate Spiral Galaxy in Sextans rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change] are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 86.9°
Max altitude: 41.6°
Azimuth: 273.1°
IC 564 - Intermediate Spiral Galaxy in Sextans is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom