NGC 1087
DSS image of NGC 1087
Overlaid DSS image of NGC 1087, 30' x 30' with north at top and west to the right

Aladin viewer for the region around NGC 1087
H II 466, h 265, GC 605, MCG+00-08-009, UGC 2245, PGC 10496, SDSS J024625.16-002955.1

Type  Galaxy
Magnitude  10.9
Size  3.9' x 2.3' @ 5°
Right Ascension  2h 46' 25.2"  (2000)
Declination  0° 29' 55" S
Constellation  Cetus
Description  pB, cL, lE, mbM
Classification  SA_B
Observing Notes

Andrew Cooper
Aug 20, 2021    Waikoloa, HI (map)
20cm f/6 Newtonian, Cave Astrola @ 76x
Seeing: 6 Transparency: 6 Moon: 0%

Small, faint but obvious, 2' diameter with some extension north-south, modestly brighter at the center without an obvious core
Other Data Sources for NGC 1087
Nearby objects for NGC 1087

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NGC 1087