The Pleiades (M45)

Image of the Pleiades
R/B-band color composite image from the Second Digitized Sky Survey (DSS2), measuring 110 arcminutes across.
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From Fairfield , the Pleiades is not readily observable since it is very close to the Sun, at a separation of only 5° from it.

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Name The Pleiades (M45)
Object type Open cluster
Other names
The Pleiades
The Seven Sisters
Subaru
M45[1]
Cr 42[3]
Mel 22[4]
Position
Constellation:Taurus
Magnitude:1.31 (V) [4]
Right ascension:03h47m [1]
Declination:+24°06' [1]
Distance:133.0 parsec
433.6 lightyrs [2]
Derived quantities
Absolute mag (V):-4.31
Visibility from Fairfield

All times shown in Fairfield local time.

Events
18 Nov 2022  –  M45 is well placed
18 Nov 2023  –  M45 is well placed
17 Nov 2024  –  M45 is well placed
17 Nov 2025  –  M45 is well placed
18 Nov 2026  –  M45 is well placed
18 Nov 2027  –  M45 is well placed
17 Nov 2028  –  M45 is well placed
17 Nov 2029  –  M45 is well placed

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41.14°N
73.26°W
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