*text from back of card* - This galactic star cluster is the well known "Seven Sisters" of ancient legend. It is a young group, about 50 million years old, and blue halos of reflection nebulae still surround the stars. Notice the unusual "wind-blown" apeearance of this nebulosity.
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The Pleiades Star Cluster
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Alcyone, the cluster's brightest star, is nearly 1000 times brighter than our Sun.
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