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A cluster of more than 100 stars; the brightest form the V-shaped “face” of Taurus, the bull. It is the nearest major cluster to Earth, at a distance of about 150 light-years.

Radio Programs

Moon and Aldebaran The Moon faces the bull March 31, 2017

Moon and Taurus Families of stars flank the Moon September 12, 2014

Escaped Star A star that escaped from its nest November 28, 2013

Planetary Debris Rocky evidence of planetary systems March 10, 2013

Moon and Taurus The Moon and two stellar families February 27, 2012

Moon and Hyades Staring into the face of the bull January 4, 2012

Featured Images

The Moon and Hyades, night of January 5, 2012

Staring at the Bull January 5, 2012