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Phil Harrington's binocular universe (December 2007 web extra)

After you tour the Pleiades in the December issue, check out these M45 fun facts, introduction to binoculars, and a December observing assignment.
  • In Greek mythology, the Pleiades were the half-sisters of the Hyades, the V-shaped head of Taurus the Bull and another wonderful open star cluster for binoculars.
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