How to Classify Open Star Clusters

How to Classify Open Star Clusters

The Pleiades Open Star Cluster

The Pleiades

This short article describes the Trumpler classification system that was founded in the 1930’s for classifying open star clusters. It takes note of the concentration of the stars, the numerals that represent the luminosity function, the nebulosity and number of stars.


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