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IC 590 - Galaxy Pair

IC 590 is a Galaxy Pair in the Sextans constellation. IC 590 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 590
Galaxy Pair
Sextans
  • IC 590 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]. Its current altitude is 19° above the horizon. See also rise and set times.
Available Resources for IC 590 - Galaxy Pair

Apparent size of IC 590

The following table reports IC 590 apparent angular size. The green area displayed on top of the DSS2 image of IC 590 is a visual representation of it.
0.9 arcmin
0.9 arcmin

Digitized Sky Survey image of IC 590

The image below is a photograph of IC 590 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 590 - Galaxy Pair star
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DSS2 image of IC 590 in the Red band. The green region on the image is a representation of the major (0.9 arcmin) and minor (0.9 arcmin) axes of the object's apparent size.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of IC 590

Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox of IC 590 are provided in the following table:

10h 05m 49s
+00° 37’ 58”

The simplified sky charts below show the position of IC 590 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 590 - Galaxy Pair star
Simplified finder chart for IC 590 - Galaxy Pair.

Finder chart IC 590 - Galaxy Pair star
Simplified finder chart for IC 590 - Galaxy Pair.

Rise ans set times of IC 590 from your location

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

Today's IC 590 - Galaxy Pair rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change] are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 89.4°
Max altitude: 39.2°
Azimuth: 270.6°
IC 590 - Galaxy Pair is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom