1027 is an open star cluster discovered by William Herschel in 1787.
It lies approximately 3000 light years away in the constellation
of Cassiopeia, appearing between the famed Heart and Soul nebulae.
The extremities of the Heart Nebula are visible in the upper right
of the frame. However, this star cluster is not associated with
either nebula as it lies 3500 light years closer to us than they
do. Also, the bright star at the center of the cluster is not associated