m25 ic 4725 open cluster in sagittarius

Open Cluster M25 (also known as Messier Object 25 or IC 4725) is an open cluster in the constellation Sagittarius. It was discovered by Philippe Loys de Ch?seaux in 1745 and included in Charles Messier's list in 1764.

M25 is at a distance of about 2,000 light-years away from Earth. The spatial dimension of this cluster is about 19 light years across. A Delta Cephei type variable star designated U Sagittarii is a member of this cluster.