M38 (NGC 1912)
M38 is considered an intermediately rich cluster (Trumpler class II,2,r) with an estimated age of 220 million years old. Located in the disk of our Milky Way galaxy, M38 is still young enough to house many bright blue stars, although it's brightest star is a yellow giant (mag 7.9 and spectral type G0) that is about 900 more luminous than the Sun.
Related categories• NEBULAE AND STAR CLUSTERS
• MESSIER CATALOGUE
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