Basic object information
Object name: NGC 2587
Object type: Open cluster
Magnitude: 9.2
Size: 10.0'
Number of stars: 40
Object classification: II 1 p
Description: Cl,pmCM,iF,st9...13

Catalog information
RA (J2000.0): 08h 23m 24.0s
Dec (J2000.0): -29 31' 00"

Constellation: Puppis

Observer: Iiro Sairanen
Obs. place: Mirador de las Andenes (2270 m), La Palma, Spain
Date/Time: 1/2.4.2008 23:45

Telescope: Newton 110/805 mm

Magn: 115x


Field: 43'

NE Lim.mag: 7.2

Background sky: 2

Seeing: 1

Height: 25
Visuality: II
Weather: +8C

The brightest stars lie on triangular-shape, about twenty stars around.