M45 Pleiades

M45 Pleiades (Seven Sisters)

About 450 light-years away in the constellation of Taurus there is a famous Pleiades cluster, that landed in the Messier catalog under the M45 symbol…


Pleiades and Mars

Mars and Pleiades in the one field of view

Last year we had a Mars opposition event. Many amazing images of Mars were captured over the last year, by both amateurs and also professionals…


Plaiedes - annotated image

Pleiades spectra

During last observing session I pointed telescope with attached spectroscope to well known Pleiades open cluster. It is also called "Seven Sisters"…


Untamed Seven Sisters

Bad weather drives me crazy. In December last year I collected RGB frames for M45 Pleiades open cluster. I already had luminance only, but conditions…


IC349 Barnard's Nebula

IC349 - Barnard's nebula It is just a small nebula that lies about 0.06 light years from Merope star (bright one in the center). It is quite a…


Retro Seven Sisters

The Pleiades or Seven Sisters is an open star cluster located in constellation Taurus. Contains middle aged (about 100 million years old), hot, blue…