Object NGC 2287 is located exactly in the center of the picture.
|M41, NGC2287 - open cluster of stars in the constellation Canis Majoris|
Type: II3m -
The angular dimensions: 39.00'
Coordinates for epoch J2000: Ra= 6h46m0s; Dec= -20°45'24"
The distance from the Sun to NGC 2287: 2.3 thousand light years;
Other names of the object NGC 2287 : M 41, OCL 597, ESO 557-SC14
Nearby objects: NGC 2285
, NGC 2286
, NGC 2288
, NGC 2289
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