The open cluster NGC 2143
R/B-band color composite image from the Second Digitized Sky Survey (DSS2), measuring 10 arcminutes across.
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NGC 2143 is visible in the dawn sky, rising at 00:32 (EDT) and reaching an altitude of 50° above the south-eastern horizon before fading from view as dawn breaks around 05:35.
|Right ascension:||06h03m |
2608.0 lightyrs 
Visibility from Fairfield
All times shown in Fairfield local time.