Open star cluster M67, Praesepe, photographed by telescopes on Kitt Peak, near Tucson, Arizona. The first image was taken with the 4-meter Mayall telescope in 1975 (Credit: AURA/NOAO/NSF). The second image, which is full color, was created from nine images aken in the BVR pass-bands at the Burrell Schmid telescope of Case Western Reserve University's Warner and Swasey Observatory in January, 1997 (Credit: Nigel Sharp, Mark Hanna, AURA/NOAO/NSF)
Gorgeous 3-color composite image created by David Malin from photographic plates obtained with the 3.9-meter Anglo Australian Telescope.
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Last Modification: 29 May 2000, 8:00 MET