The open cluster NGC 2158

Image of NGC 2158
Red-band image from the Second Digitized Sky Survey (DSS2), measuring 10 arcminutes across.
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From Ashburn , NGC 2158 is visible in the evening sky, becoming accessible at around 18:57 (EST) as the dusk sky fades, 69° above your south-eastern horizon. It will then reach its highest point in the sky at 20:06, 75° above your southern horizon. It will continue to be observable until around 01:32, when it sinks to 21° above your western horizon.

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Name NGC 2158
Object Type Open Cluster
Other Names
Cr 81
Mel 40
Magnitude:8.60 (V)[2]
9.49 (B)[1]
B-V Color (mag):0.89
Right Ascension:06h07m [1]
Declination:+24°05' [1]
Distance:5.1 kpc
16.5 klyr [1]
Derived Quantities
Absolute Mag (V):-4.93




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