The galaxy NGC 1487

Image of NGC 1487
Red-band image from the Second Digitized Sky Survey (DSS2), measuring 10 arcminutes across.
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From Cambridge , NGC 1487 is not readily observable since it lies so far south that it will never rise more than 5° above the horizon.

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Name NGC 1487
Object Type Galaxy
Position
Constellation:Eridanus
Magnitude:11.68 (V) [1]
12.28 (B) [1]
10.69 (J) [1]
9.71 (H) [1]
9.56 (K) [1]
B-V Color (mag):0.60
Hubble type:S?
Right ascension:03h55m [1]
Declination:-42°22' [1]

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42.38°N
71.11°W
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