The Double Cluster in Perseus

400mm f/5 Orion Short Tube, Kodak Pro 400 PPF Color Negative Film, 3 Minutes

NGC 869 & 884: This famous star cluster is a truely classic example of a galactic cluster. It is strikingly beautiful even in small telescopes, making it an all time favorite for amateur observers. It is an agglomeration of hundreds of stars located about 8,000 light years away.

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