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NGC 2158 Facts

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.

Fact File


NameNGC 2158
TypeOpen Star Cluster
NGC Id2158
ConstellationGemini
Right Ascension06:07:25
Declination24:5
Distance (Lt.Yr)11,000 Ly
Visual / Apparent Magnitude9.00
Naked Eye VisibleRequires a 7x50 Binoculars - Magnitudes
Sourcehttps://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/NGC_2158


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