pleiades

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The "seven sisters", companions of Artemis and daughters of the Titan Atlas and the sea-nymph Pleione
An open cluster of hot blue stars in the constellation Taurus, and the most easily visible such cluster from Earth
{n} a northern constellation, the seven stars
{i} seven daughters of Atlas (Greek Mythology); group of stars in the constellation Taurus (Astronomy)
a) a group of stars in the constellation called Taurus b) in ancient Greek mythology, the seven daughters of Atlas, who were changed into stars by Zeus. Open cluster of stars in the constellation Taurus, about 400 light-years from Earth. It contains a large amount of bright nebulous material and several hundred stars, of which six or seven can be seen by the unaided eye and have figured prominently in the myths and literature of many cultures. In the Northern Hemisphere, the rising of the Pleiades near dawn in spring has from ancient times marked the opening, and their morning setting in autumn the end, of seafaring and farming seasons
a star cluster in the constellation Taurus (Greek mythology) 7 daughters of Atlas and half-sisters of the Hyades; placed among the stars to save them from the pursuit of Orion
A group of small stars in the neck of the constellation Taurus
a star cluster in the constellation Taurus
(Greek mythology) 7 daughters of Atlas and half-sisters of the Hyades; placed among the stars to save them from the pursuit of Orion
The seven daughters of Atlas and the nymph Pleione, fabled to have been made by Jupiter a constellation in the sky
pleiades

    Silbentrennung

    Plei·a·des

    Türkische aussprache

    pliıdiz

    Synonyme

    seven sisters

    Aussprache

    /ˈplēəˌdēz/ /ˈpliːəˌdiːz/

    Etymologie

    [ 'plE-&-"dEz, 'plA-, chi ] (noun plural.) Latin, from Greek.

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