You are here

Pleiades Cluster, M45

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

Featured Images

The Pleiades star cluster

Seven Sisters November 9, 2015

Streamers of dust partially obscure the "seven sisters," members of the Pleiades

Veiled Sisters April 6, 2011

Radio Programs

New Distance The Seven Sisters move farther away October 27, 2014

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

Spearhead Spearheading a look at the Seven Sisters July 19, 2014

Pleiades White Dwarf A star that went gently into the night October 11, 2013

Alcyone Spinning up a bright young star February 26, 2013

Moon and Companions The stars foretell the weather September 5, 2012

Moon and Companions A gathering of astronomical superstars July 12, 2012

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

Moon and Pleiades A big, bright stellar family December 7, 2011

Moon and Pleiades "Flashy" sisters in the evening sky... April 5, 2011