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Observation by Alan Thomas: NGC7789 open cluster in Cassiopeia

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Alan Thomas

Observer

Alan Thomas

Observed

2021 Sep 27 - 20:52

Uploaded

2021 Sep 28 - 08:22

Objects

The Caroline's Rose (NGC7789)

Equipment
  • Unistellar eQuinox 112mm reflector
Exposure

10min

Location

Norbreck Observatory, Warrington, Cheshire, UK

Target name

NGC7789 Caroline's or the White Rose Cluster

Title

NGC7789 open cluster in Cassiopeia

About this image

Visually an extremely rich open cluster. Discovered by Caroline Herschel in 1783. Distance c.8,000ly. Age c.1.6billion years, one of the oldest open clusters known.

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Peter Mulligan
Peter Mulligan, 2021 Sep 30 - 12:12 UTC

One of my favourites AlanĀ 

Peter

Alan Thomas
Alan Thomas, 2021 Oct 15 - 07:00 UTC

Yes, it's a beauty isn't it?

Alan

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