NGC 457 Dragonfly open star cluster

A popular star cluster is NGC 457. It has numerous names, such as the Dragonfly cluster, Owl cluster, E.T. cluster, no doubt many other names as well.
It is the brightest cluster in the circumpolar constellation of Cassiopeia. Circumpolar meaning it never drops below the horizon from our view point here in the UK. Which allows us to enjoy this beautiful cluster all year round.

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Bradley Swift

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Most of my astronomy is done from my back garden in Newhey.

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