Dad-stronomy 101: Pleiades

PLEIADES Location: Taurus Constellation Classification: Open Star Cluster Distance: ~444 light years Alternate Names: "M45" and "Seven Sisters" Apparent Magnitude: 1.6 Meaning of Name: Greek derived from plein, "to sail" Fun Facts: among the nearest star clusters to Earth is the cluster most obvious to the naked eye is dominated by hot blue and extremely luminous stars formed … Continue reading Dad-stronomy 101: Pleiades

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