|Merope Veiled in Dust
|Merope is one of the Pleiades (the Seven Sisters)
The Pleiades are surrounded by dust and gas, forming a bright reflection nebula.
This cluster is about 440 Ly from earth (i.e. relatively close)
CDK 12.5"; STL11K
About 200 min each L,R,G,B nights of Nov 19 and Nov 20, 2015
The entire cluster is shown here: