NGC 87
DSS image of NGC 87
Overlaid DSS image of NGC 87, 30' x 30' with north at top and west to the right

Aladin viewer for the region around NGC 87
Roberts Quartet
h 2316, GC 43, ESO194-G008, AM 0018-485, PGC 1357

Type  Galaxy
Magnitude  14.3
Size  0.9' x 0.7'
Right Ascension  0h 21' 14.3"  (2000)
Declination  48° 37' 42" S
Constellation  Phoenix
Description  eF, S, R, gbM, 1st of 4
Classification  Ir Bar
Observing Notes

Andrew Cooper
Oct 13, 2012    Hale Pohaku, HI (map)
46cm f/4.5 Newtonian, Deep Violet @ 175x
Seeing: 6 Transparency: 7 Moon: 0%

Faint, small at about 1' across, no particular core or other structure noted, part of a quartet with NGC88, NGC89 and NGC92 all within 3', NGC87 is on the northwest corner of the group
Other Data Sources for NGC 87
Associated objects for NGC 87
Nearby objects for NGC 87
3 objects found within 120'
NGC 88 NGC 89 NGC 92

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NGC 87