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Mauna Kea observatory: Pleiades cluster over Subaru

author: B.A.Tafreshi/NAOJ/Novapix

reference: o-mka04-00001

Image Size 300 DPI: 106 * 52 cm

One of the easily revealed deep sky objects to unaided eyes is the Pleiades star cluster, the Seven Sisters or M45. Here it is photographed in the morning sky of Mauna Kea observatory, Hawaii, framed by the 8.2m Subaru telescope. Subaru is the Japanese term for Pleiades.

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2015 - ASTRONOMY - DOME - HAWAII - M45 - MAUNA KEA - NIGHT - OBSERVATORY - OPEN CLUSTER - PLEIADES - POSTER - STAR - STAR CLUSTER - STARRY SKY - SUBARU - USA -