California nebula and the Pleiades

On the left, the red patch is an emission nebula called NGC 1499 or California nebula. On the left is the Pleiades, also known as "the Seven Sisters".  The Pleiades, located in the constellation of Taurus (The Bull), are an open star cluster containing middle aged, hot blue stars. This image was taken from ESO's La Silla Observatory.

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Zdeněk Bardon/ESO

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Auðkenni:pleiades-ch17-bardon-cc
Tegund:Ljósmynd
Útgáfudagur:Sep 13, 2017, 11:36 CEST
Stærð:2704 x 1737 px

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Nafn:California Nebula, NGC 1499, Pleiades
Tegund:Milky Way : Nebula : Appearance : Emission : H II Region
Milky Way : Star : Grouping : Cluster : Open
Constellation:Taurus
Flokkur:Nebulae
Star Clusters

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Position (RA):3 52 58.37
Position (Dec):30° 24' 54.38"
Field of view:1320.26 x 848.11 arcminutes
Stefna:Norður er 75.3° vinstri frá lóðréttu