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 dawn sky, rising at 01:42 (EDT) and reaching an altitude of 39° above the eastern horizon before fading from view as dawn breaks around 05:23.

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Name NGC 2158
Object Type Open Cluster
Other Names
Cr 81
Mel 40
Position
Constellation:Gemini
Magnitude:8.60 (V) [3]
9.49 (B) [2]
B-V Color (mag):0.89
Right ascension:06h07m [2]
Declination:+24°05' [2]
Distance:5.1 kpc
16.5 klyr [1]
Derived Quantities
Absolute mag (V):-4.93

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39.04°N
77.49°W
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