Deep Sky

NGC 582
Open Cluster
Located in the constellation Cassiopeia.  It has a magnitudeof 7.4 and located about 8- 9.5,000 light years from earth.  They estimate this open cluster is approx 25 million years old not only that, astronomers figure it is one of the most distantopen clusters see to date.

There are only about 40 star members in this cluster, two starshave a 10.5 magnitude and a red giant coming in at 10.8 mag.