The Pleiades is an open star cluster located in the constellation Taurus. M45 is quite bright and can be seen with the naked eye, even from an urban location.
Starlight reflecting off the dust around the cluster forms a reflective nebula. Although the cluster is visible with the naked eye, the nebula is not. To pick up the nebula you need a telescope or very good binoculers.
Near Lindbrook, Alberta
OSC 35x5min, total 3hr 45min
AstroFX, DSS, CPT
NP101is, NEQ6, NS8300, SSAG, LE80
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