General informationOpen Cluster NGC2287 has the magnitude of 5 and is placed in Canis Major constellation. The cluster's apparent sizes are 38 angular minutes.
Having high brightness and large apparent size, cluster is available for observations through a pair of binoculars or small telescope.
Information for observationsTonight, 2023-12-04, cluster NGC2287 will rise at southeast at 21:04 and will be observable until fading from view as dawn breaks. This time (05:39) the object will be placed at southwest. Maximum elevation, 32° above horizon, will be reached at 01:56, when cluster will be placed at south.
Messier M41 on the sky map
|Right ascension||6h 46m 1s|
|Declination||-20° 45′ 24″|
|New General Catalogue (NGC)|
|International Catalogue (IC)|