The Pleiades and their surroundings in the constellation Taurus (the Bull)

The Pleiades are easily visible under a brightened sky as a conspicuous group of stars. Besides the bright blue reflection nebulae around the bright stars of the cluster, there are further faint nebular parts of the Taurus-Auriga dark cloud complex at a greater distance.

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Optics: Canon EF 200 mm f/2.8L USM at f/4
Focal Length: 200 mm
Camera: Fuji X-M1
Exposure: 25 x 300 s
Location: Chamaeleon Observatory, Onjala Lodge, Namibia
Processing: DeepSkyStacker, Nebulosity, Photoshop
Diameter:20 light years
Distance:440 light years
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