NGC 586
DSS image of NGC 586
Overlaid DSS image of NGC 586, 30' x 30' with north at top and west to the right

Aladin viewer for the region around NGC 586
H III 431, h 130, GC 343, GC 344, GC 346, MCG -01-05-001, PGC 5679

Type  Galaxy
Magnitude  13.2
Size  1.6' x 0.8' @ 0°
Right Ascension  1h 31' 36.8"  (2000)
Declination  6° 53' 37" S
Constellation  Cetus
Description  vF, vS, R
Classification  Sa
Observing Notes

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

Small, faint, elongated 1'x0.5' north-south, NGC584 is 5' northwest

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

Small dim companion visible to the east of NGC584

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

another fainter sf. [of NGC584]
- Celestial Objects for Common Telescopes, T. W. Webb, 1917
Other Data Sources for NGC 586
Associated objects for NGC 586
Nearby objects for NGC 586
7 objects found within 60'
HCG 13 HD 9562 NGC 584
NGC 596 NGC 600
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 586