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public LocationGreenwich, UK
TimezoneEurope/London
Sunrise: 4:57 
Transit: 13:04 
Sunset: 21:10
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IC 2156 - Open Cluster in Gemini

Above the horizon.  Rise: 3:27 | Tran: 11:41 | Set: 19:56
Altitude: 31.6°   Azimuth: 269.9°   Direction: West

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.

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).

Image of IC 2156 - Open Cluster in Gemini star
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DSS2 image of IC 2156 in the Red band.

Key facts about IC 2156

IC 2156
Open Cluster
Gemini

IC 2156 is above the horizon from Greenwich, UK.

Altitude: 31.6°
Azimuth: 269.9°
Direction: West

See also IC 2156 rise and set times.

Available Resources for IC 2156 - Open Cluster in Gemini

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of IC 2156

Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox of IC 2156 are provided in the following table:

06h 04m 51s
+24° 09’ 30”

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°.

Finder chart IC 2156 - Open Cluster in Gemini star
Simplified finder chart for IC 2156 - Open Cluster in Gemini.

Finder chart IC 2156 - Open Cluster in Gemini star
Simplified finder chart for IC 2156 - Open Cluster in Gemini.

Rise and set times of IC 2156 from your location

Location: Greenwich, UK
Latitude: 51° 28’ 47” N
Longitude: 0° 00’ 00” E
Timezone: Europe/London

Today's IC 2156 - Open Cluster in Gemini rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, UK are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 65.8°
Max altitude: 62.7°
Azimuth: 294.2°