NGC 2158 is an open star cluster object of interest in space. It lies at a distance of 11,000 Ly light years away in the constellation of Gemini.
It is also referred to as NGC(2158) in the New General Catalogue. This is a list of deep space objects that was compiled by John Louis Emil Dreyer in 1888 in an update to John Herschel earlier catalogue.
The Open Star Cluster's location is 06:07:25 (R.A.) and 24:5 (Dec.). Its Visual (Apparent) Brightness is 9.00 Magnitude . The object can not be seen by the naked eye, you need a telescope to see it.
|Type||Open Star Cluster|
|Distance (Lt.Yr)||11,000 Ly|
|Visual / Apparent Magnitude||9.00|
|Naked Eye Visible||Requires a 7x50 Binoculars - Magnitudes|
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