Open Cluster NGC 6087

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 open cluster NGC 6087 is located in the constellation Circinus. Unfortunately it is not visible from Europe. On 27 May it in opposition with the Sun and is therefore highest in the sky at local midnight.

Finder Chart Open Cluster NGC 6087
Open Cluster NGC 6087 in constellation Norma. 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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