The galaxy cluster Abell 987

Image of Abell 987
Red-band image from the Second Digitized Sky Survey (DSS2), measuring 30 arcminutes across.
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From Ashburn , Abell 987 is not readily observable since it is very close to the Sun, at a separation of only 19° from it.

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Name Abell 987
Object Type Galaxy Cluster
Position
Constellation:Leo
Magnitude:17.20 (R) [1]
Right ascension:10h21m [1]
Declination:+06°23' [1]

Ashburn

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39.04°N
77.49°W
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