Planetary Nebula NGC 2867

Physical Properties

Revised+Historic NGC/IC Version 22/9, © 2022 Dr. Wolfgang Steinicke [277]
Designation NGC 6087
Type OCL (I2p)
Right Ascension (J2000.0) 16h 18m 51.8s
Declination (J2000.0) -57° 53' 59"
Diameter 15 arcmin
Visual magnitude 5.4 mag
Metric Distance 0.901 kpc
Identification, Remarks h 3622; GC 4170; OCL 948; ESO 137-SC15

Finder Chart

The planetary nebula NGC 2867 is located in the constellation Carina. Unfortunately it is not visible from Europe. On 6 February it in opposition with the Sun and is therefore highest in the sky at local midnight.

Finder Chart Planetary Nebula NGC 2867
Planetary Nebula NGC 2867 in constellation Carina. Charts created using SkySafari 6 Pro and STScI Digitized Sky Survey. Limiting magnitudes: Constellation chart ~6.5 mag, DSS2 close-ups ~20 mag. [149, 160]

Objects Within a Radius of 15°

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