标签: 昴宿星团

昴宿星团:七姐妹星团

2022年12月5日 Pleiades: The Seven Sisters Star Cluster Image Credit & Copyright: Blake Estes (iTelescope Siding Spring Obs.) & Christian Sasse Explanation: Have you ever seen the Pleiades star cluster? Even if you have, you probably have never seen it as large and clear as this. Perhaps the most famous star cluster on the sky, the bright stars of the ...

半圆顶上空的昴宿星团

2022年7月19日 Pleiades over Half Dome Image Credit & Copyright: Dheera Venkatraman Explanation: Stars come in bunches. The most famous bunch of stars on the sky is the Pleiades, a bright cluster that can be easily seen with the unaided eye. The Pleiades lies only about 450 light years away, formed about 100 million years ago, and will likely last about ano...

水星的钠尾

2022年5月3日 Mercury’s Sodium Tail Image Credit & Copyright: Sebastian Voltmer Explanation: That’s no comet. Below the Pleiades star cluster is actually a planet: Mercury. Long exposures of our Solar System’s innermost planet may reveal something unexpected: a tail. Mercury’s thin atmosphere contains small amounts of sodium that glo...

七姐妹与加州星云

2022年4月5日 Seven Sisters versus California Image Credit & Copyright: Neven Krcmarek Explanation: On the upper right, dressed in blue, is the Pleiades. Also known as the Seven Sisters and M45, the Pleiades is one of the brightest and most easily visible open clusters on the sky. The Pleiades contains over 3,000 stars, is about 400 light years away, and on...

昴宿星团:七姐妹星团

2021年11月24日 Pleiades: The Seven Sisters Star Cluster Image Credit & Copyright: Damien Cannane Explanation: Have you ever seen the Pleiades star cluster? Even if you have, you probably have never seen it as large and clear as this. Perhaps the most famous star cluster on the sky, the bright stars of the Pleiades can be seen without binoculars from even t...

近乎月全食

2021年11月20日 An Almost Total Lunar Eclipse Image Credit & Copyright: Robert Fedez Explanation: Predawn hours of November 19 found the Moon in partly cloudy skies over Cancun, Mexico. Captured in this telephoto snapshot, the lunar disk is not quite entirely immersed in Earth’s dark umbral shadow during a long partial lunar eclipse. The partial eclip...

醋山后方的火星与昴宿星团

2021年04月06日 Mars and the Pleiades Beyond Vinegar Hill Image Credit & Copyright: Kristine Richer Explanation: Is this just a lonely tree on an empty hill? To start, perhaps, but look beyond. There, a busy universe may wait to be discovered. First, physically, to the left of the tree, is the planet Mars. The red planet, which is the new home to NASA&#8217...

火星、昴宿星团与仙女座星系

2020年10月13日 Mars, Pleiades, and Andromeda over Stone Lions Image Credit & Copyright: Cem Özkeser Explanation: Three very different — and very famous — objects were all captured in a single frame last month. On the upper left is the bright blue Pleiades, perhaps the most famous cluster of stars on the night sky. The Pleiades (M45) is about 45...

昴宿星团/七姐妹星团

2020年9月9日 Pleiades: The Seven Sisters Star Cluster Image Credit & Copyright: Raul Villaverde Fraile Explanation: Have you ever seen the Pleiades star cluster? Even if you have, you probably have never seen it as large and clear as this. Perhaps the most famous star cluster on the sky, the bright stars of the Pleiades can be seen without binoculars from ...

天体三角

2020 April 15 A Cosmic Triangle Image Credit & Copyright: Scott Aspinall Explanation: It was an astronomical triple play. Setting on the left, just after sunset near the end of last month, was our Moon — showing a bright crescent phase. Setting on the right was Venus, the brightest planet in the evening sky last month — and this month, too. ...