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The Hyades

Author: Obsidian

Daughters of Atlas and Pleione, their number varies in the telling of the tale, usually it is five or seven. They are said to have been
transformed into a tightly-knit group of stars upon their collective suicide in despair over the demise of their brother Hyas. The most typical list of their
names is: Aesyle, Ambrosia, Coronis, Dione, Eudora, Polyxo, Phaeo. See also the Pleiades.

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Distance to the Hyades Star Cluster
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Hyades (star cluster) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
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