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Pleiades

(M45, Messier 45)
(visible open cluster with seven B-stars)

The Pleiades is an open cluster visible without a telescope, that includes seven prominent B-type stars among its 1000+ stars. It is thought to be on the order of 100 million years old.


(open cluster)
Further reading:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pleiades
RedshiftParsecs
/Distance
Lightyears
/Lookback Years
  
~0136pc444lyPleiades
Coordinates:M45
J034724+240700

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