NGC 584
DSS image of NGC 584
Overlaid DSS image of NGC 584, 30' x 30' with north at top and west to the right

Aladin viewer for the region around NGC 584
H I 100, h 128, GC 342, IC 1712, MCG -01-04-060, PGC 5663

Type  Galaxy
Magnitude  10.4
Size  4.2' x 2.3' @ 55°
RA (2000)  1h 31' 20.8"
Dec (2000)  6° 52' 5" S
Constellation  Cetus
Description  vB, pL, R, mbM, p of 2
Classification  E4
Observing Notes

Andrew Cooper
Nov 23, 2019    Kaʻohe, Mauna Kea, HI (map)
28cm f/10 SCT, NexStar 11" GyPSy @ 233x

Good sized at 3', bright, round with a bright core

- None

Andrew Cooper
Aug 28, 2011    Hale Pohaku, HI (map)
46cm f/4.5 Newtonian, Deep Violet @ 175x

Bright, small, 1'x2' east-west, very prominent core, NGC586 is 5' southeast

Andrew Cooper
Sep 28, 2003    Las Cienegas NCA, Cochise Co., AZ (map)
46cm f/4.5 Deep Violet

Small, reasonably bright, stellar core, no other discernible structure, some E-W extension, small dim companion NGC586 visible to the east

Andrew Cooper
Dec 23, 2000    Las Cienegas NCA, Pima Co., AZ (map)
20cm f/10 SCT

Small, tight core with halo, no sign of it's neighbor NGC586

Rev. T.W. Webb
Hardwick, Herefordshire, England (map)

Round, bright centre. E of Rosse and D'A. another fainter sf. [NGC586]

- Celestial Objects for Common Telescopes, T. W. Webb, 1917
Other Data Sources for NGC 584
Associated objects for NGC 584
Nearby objects for NGC 584
6 objects found within 60'
HD 9562 NGC 586 NGC 596
NGC 600 NGC 607 NGC 615
Acknowledgements and Credits...

Drawings, descriptions and CCD photos are copyright Andrew Cooper unless otherwise noted, no usage without permission.

Positional and some physical information is from the NASA/IPAC Extragalactic Database (NED) which is operated by the Jet Propulsion Laboratory, California Institute of Technology, under contract with the National Aeronautics and Space Administration.

Additional object data from the SIMBAD database, operated at CDS, Strasbourg, France.

The Digitized Sky Survey was produced at the Space Telescope Science Institute under U.S. Government grant NAG W-2166. The images of these surveys are based on photographic data obtained using the Oschin Schmidt Telescope on Palomar Mountain and the UK Schmidt Telescope.

Dark nebulae data from E.E. Barnard, A Photographic Atlas of Selected Regions of the Milky Way. Ed. Edwin B. Frost and Mary R. Calvert. Carnegie Institution of Washington, 1927

Object descriptions of Rev. Webb from Celestial Objects for Common Telescopes sixth edition, Rev. T.W. Webb, 1917, edited by Rev T.E.Espin.

NGC & IC object notes from Harold Corwin licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported License. Additional supplementary material for NGC and IC catalog objects from Courtney Seligman with non-commercial use allowed, found at

NGC 584