M 45

M45, [no NGC number]

Tau, 3 h, 47.0 m, +27 07'

M(v) 1.2, 110'

Since it is about 2 degrees wide, photos or CCD images through any of my telescopes cannot include the whole cluster. This is a photo taken with a 35 mm SLR camera. The Pleiades ("Seven Sisters") are the cluster on the right.
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