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NGC 1027, an open cluster located in Cassiopeia located 3,100 light years away, between the Heart and the Soul nebulae , but not associated with them (7,500ly distance), as is the bright star near the center (179ly distance).
NGC 436 is a small open cluster located in Cassiopeia, not far away from the more famous Owl or E.T. Cluster. Discovered by William Herschel in 1787.
NGC 381 is an open cluster located in Cassiopeia, somewhat difficult to make out due the the large number of stars visible in this area of the sky. Its estimated age is around 300 million years.
NGC 654 is a open cluster located in Cassiopeia. A relative young cluster with around 80 members. A hite of a dust lane can be seen to the lower right of the cluster, and some of the outer members show a bit of reddening due to dust layers between us and the cluster.
It is an open cluster located in the constellation of Cassiopeia. It is a small and remote cluster at a distance of about 10,000 light years and contains around 100 members. It has an estimated age of around 25 million years.
Open cluster NGC 6939 located in Cepheus. Located some 3,800+ light years away and an older cluster estimated at over 1 billion years of age.
NGC 7789 is an open cluster located in Cassiopeia. Often call Caroline's Rose or the White Rose, it was discovered by Caroline Herschel in 1783. It's estimated age is around 1.6 billion years.
NGC 7023 is a refection nebula, blue light from central hot young star SAO 19158 reflects off the dust grains illuminating the nebula. The nebula spans some 6 light years across. Spent some 33 hours imaging this object over August and September 2019.