Re: Saturday shot of Pleiades

Mark Copper

I was just reading in James Kaler's "the hundred greatest stars", a book recommended by October speaker James (not Clerk!) Maxwell that the nebulae around the Pleiades is unrelated to the formation of the star cluster -- the cluster is just cruising through the cloud and lighting up the dust, even leaving a wake. I didn't know. So, thanks, Sterling, for the lovely image and for recruiting James Maxwell to speak.

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