This is the Pleiades star cluster, also known as M45, or “The Seven Sisters”. It is an Open Cluster in the constellation Taurus. It is comprised mainly of hot blue stars.

Picture Summary: (J2000 Coordinate System)
R.A: 03 47
Dec: +24 07
Using DSS-2 Red, DSS-2 Blue, and DSS-2 Infrared from the ESO Online Digitized Sky Survey.

This image was created with the help of the ESA/ESO/NASA Photoshop FITS Liberator.

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