- RA 3:44, Dec +21:58
- Type: open cluster / reflection nebulae
- Distance: 400 ly
- aka The Seven Sisters, Subaru
- The Pleiades is easily visible with the naked eye.
- The seven "sisters" are
Asterope (a double star),
Atlas and Pleione are their "father" and "mother".
- This cluster also includes over 500 dimmer stars spread over an area
four times wider than the Moon.
PM 224k gif
UKS 60k gif
SEDS 60k gif