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NGC7789 aka Caroline’s Rose… NGC 7789 is an open cluster in Cassiopeia that was discovered by Caroline Herschel in 1783. Her brother William Herschel included it in his catalog as H VI.30. This cluster is also known as “The White Rose” Cluster or “Caroline’s Rose” Cluster because when seen visually, the loops of stars and dark …

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The Double Cluster (also known as Caldwell 14) is the common name for the naked-eye open clusters NGC 869 andNGC 884 (often designated h Persei and χ Persei, respectively), which are close together in the constellation Perseus. NGC 869 and NGC 884 both lie at a distance of 7500 light years. NGC 869 has a mass of 3700 solar masses and NGC 884 …

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In 1995 the Hubble Space telescope wrote history by recording he image of the Pillars of Creation in the Eagle Nebula which  is one of the most famous images ever made by Hubble. By then it was not known what disaster is waiting for the pillars to happen to them. An image taken by NASA’s Spitzer …

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Well, this was my hardest processing job until now. Combining the different hubble datasets to get equal colors was really hard. M77 was not fully covered by one dataset, so I had to combine channels of the WFPC2 with different wavelengths and tune the colors to get them to fit. But the result is in …

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