Object NGC 1987 is located exactly in the center of the picture.
|NGC 1987 - open cluster of stars in the constellation Mensae|
Type: OCL -
The angular dimensions: 1.70'
Coordinates for epoch J2000: Ra= 5h27m17.2s; Dec= -70°44'15"
Other names of the object NGC 1987 : ESO 56-SC131, in LMC
Nearby objects: NGC 1985
, NGC 1986
, NGC 1988
, NGC 1989
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