General informationM45 is the cluster with nebulosity at magnitude 1 that is placed in Taurus constellation and has apparent size of 1.7 angular degrees.
Having high brightness and large apparent size, star cluster is available for observations through a pair of binoculars or small telescope.
Information for observationsTonight, 2021-01-18, star cluster M45 will rise at east at 17:44 and will sink below the horizon at northwest at 03:27. Maximum elevation, 75° above horizon, will be reached at 20:02, when star cluster will be placed at south.
Pleiades (Messier M45) on the sky map
Cluster with Nebulosity
Pleiades, Seven Sisters
|Right ascension||3h 47m 0s|
|Declination||24° 7′ 0″|
|New General Catalogue (NGC)|
|International Catalogue (IC)|