IC 2156 - Open Cluster
IC 2156 is a Open Cluster in the Gemini constellation. IC 2156 is situated close to the celestial equator and, as such, it is at least partly visible from both hemispheres in certain times of the year.
Digitized Sky Survey image of IC 2156
The image below is a photograph of IC 2156 from the Digitized Sky Survey 2 (DSS2 - see the credits section) taken in the red channel. The area of sky represented in the image is 0.5x0.5 degrees (30x30 arcmins).
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of IC 2156
Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox of IC 2156 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky charts below show the position of IC 2156 in the sky. The first chart has a field of view of 60° while the second one has a field of view of 10°.