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Caldwell Catalog

Caldwell C87

Caldwell object C87 is a globular cluster located within the constellation Horologium. Caldwell C87 is best viewed during Winter, is magnitude 8.4*, and can be viewed with binoculars. It is 8.4 in size. For reference, the full moon is 30' (arc minutes) in size.

      1. Name:
      1. Type:
      2. globular cluster
      1. NGC:
      2. 1261
      1. Magnitude:
      2. 8.4
      1. Viewing:
      2. binoculars
      1. Size:
      2. 7'
      1. RA:
      2. 03 12.3
      1. Dec:
      2. -55 13'
      1. Season:
      2. Winter


    * The naked eye can see up to magnitude 8 objects under ideal dark sky conditions.

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