NGC 2169

Alt. Designations: NGC 2169
Object Type: open cluster
Constellation: Orion
Distance: 3.6 kly
Right Ascension: 06h 08m 24.3s
Declination: +13° 57´ 53"
Visual Magnitude: 5.9
Apparent Dimension: 6.0´ Dia.
Best Month To View: Dec

NGC 2169, is an open cluster in the Orion constellation. NGC 2169 is at a distance of about 3,600 light years away from Earth. It is nicknamed "The '37' Cluster" due to its striking resemblance to the numerals "37."