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M38 Open Cluster

Messier 38 is an open cluster in the Auriga constellation. It was discovered by Giovanni Batista Hodierna before 1654 and independently found by Le Gentil in 1749. M36 and M37, also discovered by Hodierna, are grouped together with M38 at a distance of about 3,420 light years away from Earth.

M38 Open Cluster
M38 Open Cluster

 

 

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