Messier 52 (NGC 7654) is an open star cluster located in the constellation Cassiopeia. It is approximately 35 million years old. The brightest stars in the cluster are a couple of giants, one with a magnitude of 7.77 and the other, 8.22.
Messier 52 lies 5,000 light-years from Earth.
[Atlas Image obtained as part of the Two Micron All Sky Survey (2MASS), a joint project of the University of Massachusetts and the Infrared Processing and Analysis Center/California Institute of Technology, funded by the National Aeronautics and Space Administration and the National Science Foundation.]