NGC7789 - Caroline's Rose Cluster
Credits: Keith Turnecliff
NGC7789 is an open cluster of stars estimated to be 1.6 billion years old and
8,000 light years away.
It measures over 50 light years across.
Discovered by Caroline Herschel in 1783.
Facts about NG7789 by Keith Turnecliff
NGC7789 contains at least 1,000 stars but the compact nature of this open cluster makes it easy to identify.
This star chart represents a view from Long Itchington for early November at 10pm.
Credits: Image courtesy of Starry Night Pro Plus 8, researched and implemented by Keith Turnecliff.