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The two prominent star clusters in the constellation of Taurus the Bull brighten our eastern sky after sundown in late November and early December. Although no optical aid is necessary to see the Hyades and Pleiades star clusters, a pair of ordinary binoculars will reveal many more hidden stars.

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Jimmy Westlake: A tale of two star clusters

On cold, crisp November evenings, you can spot two glittering star clusters in the constellation of Taurus the Bull, high up in the eastern sky around 8 p.m. They are the Hyades and the Pleiades star clusters.

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