NGC 2278 - Double Star in Gemini
NGC 2278 is a Double Star in the Gemini constellation. NGC 2278 is situated north of the celestial equator and, as such, it is more easily visible from the northern hemisphere.
Digitized Sky Survey image of NGC 2278
The image below is a photograph of NGC 2278 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 NGC 2278
Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox of NGC 2278 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky charts below show the position of NGC 2278 in the sky. The first chart has a field of view of 60° while the second one has a field of view of 10°.