Caroline's Rose

This open cluster has been called after the Caroline Herschel. It is also known as The White Rose or Caroline's Haystack (according to…


The Hole in the Cluster

There is some open star clusters in Cygnus.Joke!There is whole lot of open clusters in Cygnus! NGC6811 is one of them, pretty large, pretty old (1…


Messier 48 lost-and-found

Messier 48 is a star open cluster in the constellation of Hydra. It spans over almost one degree in the sky and contains about 80 stars placed about…


Kite in the sky

NGC1664 Kite is a star open cluster you can find in Auriga constellation. This one is about 3700 light years away and apparently it is visible in the…


Untamed Seven Sisters

Bad weather drives me crazy. In December last year I collected RGB frames for M45 Pleiades open cluster. I already had luminance only, but conditions…


Open cluster trio (astrosclerosis)

I was a little bit busy during the night of December, 30th and I have been looking for quick 2-3h frame. The M38 cluster in Auriga and its…


M29 - so obscured

Messier 29 is yet another open star cluster in the Cyngus constellation. Its stars belongs to the Cygnus OB1 association. Five brighters stars of…


Planetary mite

After a few days spent on post processing Pelican nebula ( Pelican can wait ) I decided to rest a little and collect some human readable color…


Young and old clusters. And carbon star.

Messier 38 - that is the name of open star cluster in the Auriga constellation. Together with nearby M36 and M37 they are grouped at a distance…


Retro Seven Sisters

The Pleiades or Seven Sisters is an open star cluster located in constellation Taurus. Contains middle aged (about 100 million years old), hot, blue…