Monthly Archive for: ‘September, 2013’

“The bright star cluster [known as an “open cluster”] is known as Melotte15 after its discover, Philibert Jacques Melotte (1880-1961). Melotte 15 is embedded within and illuminates the central portion of the much larger glowing nebula identified as IC 1805. The three bright stars in an arc at the center of this image are type …