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The Seven Sisters and Their Stardust Veil

Lecture no. 9 from the course: A Visual Guide to the Universe with the Smithsonian

The Seven Sisters and Their Stardust Veil

Taught by Professor David M. Meyer | 29 min | Categories: The Great Courses Plus Online Science Course

The Pleiades cluster, or Seven Sisters, is one of the most beautiful star formations in the heavens. Discover the origin of the wispy nebulae that surround these bright stars. In the process, learn how the Hertzsprung-Russell diagram is a powerful tool for estimating the ages of star clusters.

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