dec 072013
 
Anne's Image of the Day: The Wild Duck Cluster

December 7, 2013 The Wild Duck Cluster, an open cluster in Scutum Image Credit & Copyright: R. Jay GaBany –  Cosmotography  The Wild Duck Cluster (also known as Messier 11 or NGC 6705) is an open cluster of some 23 light-years across, located about 6,200 light-years away from Earth in the small constellation of Scutum [continue reading]