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Pleiades
The Pleiades ( ˈ p l iː ə d iː z , ˈ p l aɪ ə d iː z ), also known as the Seven Sisters and Messier 45, are an open star cluster containing middle aged, hot B type stars in the north west of the constellation Taurus.It is among the star clusters nearest to Earth, it is the nearest messier object to Earth, and is the cluster most obvious to the naked eye in the night sky.
Pleiades: The Seven Sisters Star Cluster | Space
Astrophotographer Jeff Johnson sent in a photo of the Pleiades (AKA The Seven Sisters or M45), an open star cluster in Taurus. Johnson is based in the southwestern United States and sent in the ...
How to Find the Pleiades Star Cluster: 11 Steps (with ...
The Pleiades or Seven Sisters form a beautiful star cluster near the constellation Taurus. This is one of the nearest star clusters to Earth and perhaps the most beautiful to the naked eye. Over the millennia it has inspired folklore...
Pleiades star cluster, aka Seven Sisters | Astronomy ...
The Pleiades star cluster by Ernie Rossi in Florida. Russ Drum submitted it and wrote: “The Pleiades (aka the Seven Sisters) is an open star cluster located in the constellation Taurus the Bull.
The Pleiades
The Pleiades star cluster, also known as the Seven Sisters and Messier 45, is a conspicuous object in the night sky with a prominent place in ancient mythology. The cluster contains hundreds of stars, of which only a handful are commonly visible to the unaided eye.
Pleiades Star Cluster: Messier 45 – Constellation Guide
The Pleiades, also known as the Seven Sisters or Messier 45, is a famous open star cluster located in Taurus constellation. The brightest stars in the cluster represent the Pleiades, the Seven Sisters in Greek mythology, and their parents, the nymph Pleione and the Titan Atlas. Messier 45 is one of the nearest star clusters to Earth.
Messier 45 (The Pleiades) | NASA
monly called the Pleiades or Seven Sisters, M45 is known as an open star cluster. It contains over a thousand stars that are loosely bound by gravity, but it is visually dominated by a handful of its brightest members.
Pleiades in folklore and literature
Pleiades seen with the naked eye (upper left corner). High visibility of the star cluster Pleiades in the night sky and its position along the ecliptic (which approximates to the solar system's common planetary plane) has given it importance in many cultures, ancient and modern. Its heliacal rising, which moves through the seasons over millennia (see precession) was nonetheless a date of ...
Meet the Pleiades, the Seven Sisters Sky & Telescope ...
Perhaps no other star cluster has the fame of the Pleiades. Brilliant, easy to find, and a staple of winter stargazing, the Pleiades never fail to impress. Once you’ve located them for the first time, you’ll always remember them. The Pleiades cluster is rich with stars — certainly 1,000, perhaps more than 3,000.

look up the pleiades star cluster shines brightest this month

look up the pleiades star cluster shines brightest this month

skywatch sa star clusters taken from hubble

skywatch sa star clusters taken from hubble

the pleiades

the pleiades

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venusian delights orion preps for leave of absence

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apod 2004 april 15

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m45 the pleiades

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eyes on the skies

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the pleiades

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apod 2012 october 26

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apod 2018 october 19

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