By Laszlo Nemeth (NGC 7789)
- October 17th, 2011
- Posted in Digital . Graphite Pencil . Inverted . open clusters . Star Clusters . White Paper
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Object Type: open cluster
Location: Petfurdo, Hungary
Media: black pencil on white paper, enhanced with GIMP2.6
This open cluster in Cassiopeia was discovered by Caroline Herschel in 1783.
It is also known as “The White Rose” Cluster or “Caroline’s Rose” Cluster
because when seen visually, the loops of stars and dark lanes look like the
swirling pattern of rose petals.