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 Fairfield , Pleiades is visible in the evening sky, becoming accessible around 17:11 (EST) as the dusk sky fades, 22° above your eastern horizon. It will then reach its highest point in the sky at 22:31, 72° above your southern horizon. It will continue to be observable until around 04:52, when it sinks below 12° above your western horizon.

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Name Pleiades
Object Type Open Cluster
Other Names
Seven Sisters
M 45
Cr 42
Mel 22
Magnitude:1.31 (V) [3]
Right ascension:03h47m [1]
Declination:+24°06' [1]
Distance:133.0 parsec
433.6 lightyrs [2]
Derived Quantities
Absolute mag (V):-4.31
18 Nov 2019  –  M45 is well placed
17 Nov 2020  –  M45 is well placed
17 Nov 2021  –  M45 is well placed
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




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