M45, The Pleiades, is the most famous star cluster in the sky and also the Subaru car logo
M45, The Pleiades, is the most famous star cluster in the sky and also the Subaru car logo
NGC 5139 is the largest globular cluster in the sky, located in the southern hemisphere just above our southern horizon
NGC 5139 is the largest globular cluster in the sky, located in the southern hemisphere just above our southern horizon
Collinder 399, the Coathanger Cluster, consists of 10 bright blue and orange stars
Collinder 399, the Coathanger Cluster, consists of 10 bright blue and orange stars
The Rho Ophiuchi area contains a myriad of colors generated by the different orange, blue, red, yellow and white objects in this region of the sky
The Rho Ophiuchi area contains a myriad of colors generated by the different orange, blue, red, yellow and white objects in this region of the sky
M11, the Wild Duck open cluster of 3000 stars, is located 6200 LYs away in Scutum.
M11, the Wild Duck open cluster of 3000 stars, is located 6200 LYs away in Scutum.
Collinder 70, the 3 stars of Orion's Belt, are the "stars" here but the Flame and Horsehead Nebulae are also both visible.
Collinder 70, the 3 stars of Orion's Belt, are the "stars" here but the Flame and Horsehead Nebulae are also both visible.
M7 is the open star cluster on the left, and Barnard 287 (The Burning Man) is the dark nebula on the left, both in front of a dense Scorpius starfield
M7 is the open star cluster on the left, and Barnard 287 (The Burning Man) is the dark nebula on the left, both in front of a dense Scorpius starfield
M13, the Great Hercules Cluster, contains 300,000 stars and is the finest cluster in the northern hemisphere, withg stars well visible even in the core
M13, the Great Hercules Cluster, contains 300,000 stars and is the finest cluster in the northern hemisphere, withg stars well visible even in the core
NGC 6520 is the open cluster of 100 stars next to a dark nebula, located 6000 LYs away in Sagittarius
NGC 6520 is the open cluster of 100 stars next to a dark nebula, located 6000 LYs away in Sagittarius
M12 is a globular cluster of 200,000 stars located 23,000 LYs away in Ophiuchus
M12 is a globular cluster of 200,000 stars located 23,000 LYs away in Ophiuchus
M24, the Sagittarius Star Cloud, is the densest concentration of individual stars in the entire night sky and is why our Milky Way looks "milky"
M24, the Sagittarius Star Cloud, is the densest concentration of individual stars in the entire night sky and is why our Milky Way looks "milky"
M92 contains over 300,000 stars, is similar in size to our full moon in the sky, and is one of the oldest clusters in our Milky Way
M92 contains over 300,000 stars, is similar in size to our full moon in the sky, and is one of the oldest clusters in our Milky Way
NGC 457 is a beautiful open cluster of 150 stars with many different names - E.T. Cluster, Owl Cluster, Dragonfly Cluster, and FIghter Jet Cluster
NGC 457 is a beautiful open cluster of 150 stars with many different names - E.T. Cluster, Owl Cluster, Dragonfly Cluster, and FIghter Jet Cluster
NGC 884 (left) and NGC 869 form the Double Cluster, 7000 LYs away in Perseus
NGC 884 (left) and NGC 869 form the Double Cluster, 7000 LYs away in Perseus
NGC 654 is the bright open cluster of 80 stars 10,000 LYs away in Cassiopeia, underlined by the winding dark nebula LDN 1343/44
NGC 654 is the bright open cluster of 80 stars 10,000 LYs away in Cassiopeia, underlined by the winding dark nebula LDN 1343/44
NGC 2168, the "37" Cluster, is a wonderful 30 star blue and orange star cluster 3000 LYs away in Orion.
NGC 2168, the "37" Cluster, is a wonderful 30 star blue and orange star cluster 3000 LYs away in Orion.
NGC 6726, the Anteater Nebula, includes many different types of sky objects, including the star cluster NGC6723 at upper right
NGC 6726, the Anteater Nebula, includes many different types of sky objects, including the star cluster NGC6723 at upper right
NGC 7788 (left) and 7790, a double cluster of stars, is located in Cassgiopeia at distance of 5,000 and 10,000 LYs respectively
NGC 7788 (left) and 7790, a double cluster of stars, is located in Cassgiopeia at distance of 5,000 and 10,000 LYs respectively
NGC 6755 (left) and NGC 6756 are a pair of open clusters in a deep star field 5000 LYs away in Aquila
NGC 6755 (left) and NGC 6756 are a pair of open clusters in a deep star field 5000 LYs away in Aquila
Picot 1 is an asterism in the shape of a hat, which is why it is called Napoleon's Hat Asterism
Picot 1 is an asterism in the shape of a hat, which is why it is called Napoleon's Hat Asterism
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