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Pleiades Cluster, M45

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

Radio Programs

Spinning Stars Putting a new spin on the Pleiades March 16, 2019

Pleiades The odds of making a star cluster November 23, 2017

More Pleiades Reflections on a bright cloud November 18, 2016

Doomed Pleiades A beautiful but doomed cluster November 17, 2016

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