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Open Cluster

Open Clusters

Open Clusters are groups of stars. The count of stars can be between hundred and several thousand stars. Open Cluster have no strong concentration to their own center, in contrast to Globular Clusters. They are located in the main plane of their galaxy.

Astrophoto: Messier 35 and NGC 2158

Messier 35 and NGC 2158

Astronomy of Messier 35 and NGC 2158 Messier 35 and NGC 2158 are two open clusters in the constellation Twins ...
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M39

Messier 39

Messier 39 is, when it comes to the amount of stars, a small open star cluster. Only about 80 stars ...
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Messier 44 Beehive Cluster

Beehive Cluster – Messier 44

M44, the Beehive Cluster, is an open cluster in the constellation Cancer. M44 is the second brightest cluster in the ...
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Messier 45 Pleiades

The Pleiades – Messier 45

Astronomy The Pleiades are an open cluster in the constellation Taurus. The Pleiades are also known as the "Seven Sisters" ...
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