Taurus


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Map created in Guide 7.0 with the figure outline based on Johannes Hevelius' Uranographia (1690). Click on the object's name to access its image or click on the name of adjacent constellation to see its map.


Taurus, the Bull, commemorates the disguise used by Zeus to abduct Europa to Crete.


While Pleiades always attract attention in this region of the sky, Crab Nebula (M1) is the favourite deep sky target of many observers.


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