Astronomers Capture Image of Open Star Cluster IC 4651

This incredible image of the open star cluster IC 4651 was captured using the Wide Field Imager on the MPG/ESO 2.2-m telescope at ESO’s La Silla Observatory, Chile. IC 4651, also known as Melotte 169, was discovered by the American astronomer Solon Irving Bailey, and catalogued in 1896 by the Danish-Irish astronomer John Louis Emil [...] —> Read More