NGC2169 is a small open cluster which lies at 3.600 light years in the constellation Orion.

It was discovered in 1654 and resembles the number “37”, hence the name.

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Name NGC 2169 – The 37 Cluster
Type Open cluster
Constellation Orion
Right ascension 06h 08m 24s
Declination +13° 57′ 53″
Distance 3.600 ly
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