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Enchanted Learning® Photoblog      Posted January 14, 2015   11:25 am

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Sky Triangle: Comet Lovejoy, the Pleiades, and Aldebaran
 
Sky Triangle: Comet Lovejoy, the Pleiades, and Aldebaran

A beautiful triangle in the sky:

  • The Pleiades, the star cluster above the center of the photo, halfway to the top;
     
  • Aldebaran, the bright star well below and to the left of the Pleiades (in the middle of the photo, left of center);
     
  • Comet Lovejoy C/2014 Q2, the bright smudge well below and to the right of the Pleiades (in the middle of the photo, right of center).


14 January 2015 2:49 am UTC
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Date taken: January 14, 2015
Place taken: Mercer Island, WA, USA
Mitchell Spector
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