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An Open Star Cluster

     Using a wide field lens, you home in on The Plediades, the 45nd Messier object, M45, which is located in the region of the sky between Taurus, Perseus and Aries:
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You've seen this open cluster with your naked eye and in binoculars, but it looks a lot better in your telescope.



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