654 (Herschel 27) is an open star cluster lying approximately 7820
light years away in the constellation of Cassiopeia. It was discovered
by William Herschel in 1787.
dark nebulae are nearby. LDN 1332 is at the upper left of the cluster.
LDN 1334 is at center left and LDN 1337 is at bottom center. Also,
a small, faint reflection nebula - VD 6 - is near the upper right
of the cluster.