HL Tauri in the constellation of Taurus

HL Tauri is a young star surrounded by a remarkable dusty disc. It is located in the famous constellation of Taurus (The Bull) shown in this image, close to the naked eye Pleiades and Hyades star clusters. This star is too faint to be seen with small telescopes.

Credit:

ESO, IAU and Sky & Telescope

About the Image

Id:eso1436h
Type:Artwork
Release date:6 November 2014, 13:00
Related releases:eso1436
Size:3338 x 3354 px

About the Object

Name:HL Tauri
Type:Unspecified : Sky Phenomenon : Night Sky : Constellation
Category:Illustrations

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