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public LocationGreenwich, UK
Sunrise: 5:01 
Transit: 13:04 
Sunset: 21:06
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NGC 4582 - Star in Virgo

Below the horizon.  Rise: 12:01 | Tran: 17:59 | Set: 23:57
Alt: -5.83°   Az: 82.55°   Direction: East

NGC 4582 is a Star in the Virgo constellation. NGC 4582 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 14.28, NGC 4582 is visible with the help of a telescope having an aperture of 14 inches (350mm) or more.

The image below is a photograph of NGC 4582 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 NGC 4582 - Star in Virgo star
DSS2 image of NGC 4582 in the Red band.

Celestial Coordinates


12h 39m 25s
+00° 02’ 53”
17h 22m 10s
06h 01m 36s


12h 38m 09s
+00° 10’ 57”

Finder Chart

The simplified sky charts below show the position of NGC 4582 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 NGC 4582 - Star in Virgo star
Simplified finder chart for NGC 4582 - Star in Virgo.

Finder chart NGC 4582 - Star in Virgo star
Simplified finder chart for NGC 4582 - Star in Virgo.

Photometric Information

The following table lists the magnitude of NGC 4582 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 NGC 4582 - Star in Virgo rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, UK are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 90.0°
Max altitude: 38.6°
Azimuth: 270.0°