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Pleiades,
Constellation Taurus
Right ascension 3h 47m 24s
Declination +24° 07′ 00″
Distance 444 ly on average (136.2±1.2 pc
Apparent magnitude (V) 1.6

(Messier 45 or M45), is an open star cluster containing middle-aged, hot B-type stars located in the constellation of Taurus. It is among the nearest star clusters to Earth and is the cluster most obvious to the naked eye in the night sky.

DAY:Friday DATE:21/1/16 TIME:20:30
SCOPE:Dob 10px Sky- Watcher F.L.1200/f4.7
EYEPIECE:T/S 30mm plossl F.O.V. 68° 2"
LOCATION:Mammari

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One of my favorites! Nice sketch, Marios!
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Nice job Marios!
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Well done Mariosi !

Do you have a copy without the labels?
If so, I would love to see that one as well.
Thank you.
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Thanks!

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Thank you Mariosi.
This is such a wonderful object.
It is a complicated sketch.
I once etched the sisters on a silver disc.
I like this one very much. Pleiades is a pleasing friend in the night for me and you have done justice.
Thank you for posting this version for me.
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