The Pleiades (Open Cluster)

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Red-band image from the Second Digitized Sky Survey (DSS2), measuring 60 arcminutes across.
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From Ashburn , Pleiades will become visible at around 18:32 (EST) as the dusk sky fades, 73° above your south-western horizon. It will then sink towards the horizon, setting 7 hours and 42 minutes after the Sun at 01:31.

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Name Pleiades
Object Type Open Cluster
Other Names
Seven Sisters
Subaru
M 45
Cr 42
Mel 22
Position
Constellation:Taurus
Magnitude:1.31 (V)[2]
Right Ascension:03h47m [1]
Declination:+24°06' [1]
Distance:133.0 parsec
433.6 lightyrs [1]
Derived Quantities
Absolute Mag (V):-4.31
Events
18 Nov 2019  –  M45 is well placed
03 Apr 2020  –  Close approach of Venus and M45
17 Nov 2020  –  M45 is well placed
17 Nov 2021  –  M45 is well placed
17 Nov 2022  –  M45 is well placed
09 Aug 2023  –  Close approach of the Moon and M45
05 Sep 2023  –  Close approach of the Moon and M45
03 Oct 2023  –  Close approach of the Moon and M45

Ashburn

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39.04°N
77.49°W
EST

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