Pleiades Cluster, M45

A star cluster in the constellation Taurus about 440 light-years away, also known as the seven sisters.

Radio Programs

New Distance The Seven Sisters move farther away Tuesday, October 28, 2014
Moon and Taurus Families of stars flank the Moon Saturday, September 13, 2014
Spearhead Spearheading a look at the Seven Sisters Sunday, July 20, 2014
Pleiades White Dwarf A star that went gently into the night Saturday, October 12, 2013
Alcyone Spinning up a bright young star Wednesday, February 27, 2013
Moon and Companions The stars foretell the weather Thursday, September 6, 2012
Moon and Companions A gathering of astronomical superstars Friday, July 13, 2012
Moon and Taurus The Moon and two stellar families Tuesday, February 28, 2012
Moon and Pleiades A big, bright stellar family Thursday, December 8, 2011
Moon and Pleiades "Flashy" sisters in the evening sky Wednesday, April 6, 2011
Ages of Stars Counting stellar birthday candles Wednesday, October 27, 2010
Moon and Pleiades The Moon sneaks past the Pleiades Saturday, March 20, 2010

Featured Images

Streamers of dust partially obscure the "seven sisters," members of the Pleiades
Veiled Sisters Wednesday, April 6, 2011


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