NGC457 in Cassiopeia


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An open star cluster in the constellation Cassiopeia, NGC457 is composed of relatively young stars (only about 10 million years old). It is located some 9300 light-years from Earth and is about 30 light-years across. KPNO 2.1-meter telescope, 1975.

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