Pleiades Cluster, M45

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

Radio Programs

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
Merope Nebula A dusty cloud around the Pleiades Monday, October 19, 2009
Stellar Dust-up A young star system gets dirty Friday, February 20, 2009

Featured Images

Streamers of dust partially obscure the "seven sisters," members of the Pleiades
Veiled Sisters Wednesday, April 6, 2011
Veiling the Pleiades Monday, October 19, 2009

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