An image of another open cluster, Messier 52, has been uploaded

Hi all, An image of Messier 52, an open cluster located in Cassiopeia, has been uploaded. Even being a young cluster (35 Million years old) and full of bright and blue stars, the brightest one is an orange, F8Ib/II-Type star. You can see the image as well as more information at: Messier 52. NGC 7654 […]

An image of M45, the Pleiades Cluster and its reflection nebula has been uploaded

Hi all, An image of M45, the Pleiades Cluster and its foreground reflection nebula has been uploaded. This is a two panel mosaic showing a fragment of the cluster, containing the brightest stars. This image was pretty difficult to process, given the fact that the delicate dust wisps are very delicate and any, even slight, […]

A new image of Messier 64, the Black Eye Galaxy, has been uploaded

Hi all, A new image of Messier 64, the Black Eye Galaxy, has been uploaded. This galaxy is pretty peculiar because its inner disk rotates in an opposite direction compared to the external disk. This means that in the “collision” region, many new stars are appearing. You can find the image as well as some […]

An image of Messier 93, an open cluster, has been uploaded

Hi all, An image pf Messier 93, an open cluster, has been uploaded. This rather young cluster (age: 100 Million years), is packed with blue giant stars belonging to the spectral class B9. It has, nevertheless, also three conspicuous red giants. You can find the image and some more info at: Messier 93. NGC 2447 […]

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