Tag Archives: Open Star Cluster

Bull Headed

Image credit & copyright: Jerry Lodriguss. In Greek mythology the Hyades were the five daughters of the titan, Atlas and Aethra and are the half-sisters of the Pleiades who are in turn, the daughters of Pleione and Atlas. In our … Continue reading

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The Great Double Cluster of Perseus

  Image Credit & Copyright: Vangelis Souglakos In the northern hemisphere, on a clear night you have the ability to view one of the most beautiful star clusters in the night sky; the Perseus double. One look at this object … Continue reading

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Diamonds at the Feet of the Twins

Image Credit & Copyright: Mega Prime Canada-France-Hawaii Telescope (CFHT) Corporation. Sitting at the feet of the twins in the constellation Gemini are a beautifully contrasting pair of open star clusters. The beautiful blue hue of Messier 35 (M35) indicates young, … Continue reading

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