Pleiades (also known as Messier 45, M45, Subaru, Seven Sisters) is an open star cluster located in the constellation of Taurus. The cluster is dominated by hot blue stars, that have formed within the last 100 million years. Dust that forms a faint reflection nebulosity around the brightest stars is a cloud in the interstellar medium, through which the stars are currently passing. Picture was taken with newton 600mm f/4 telescope, modified DSLR, total exposure time: 3 hours.
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