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Zodiac: Leo
Jul 23 - Aug 22
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Taurus (Bull)

This is an ancient constellation. The reddish star Aldebaran marks the eye of the bull.
This constellation belongs to the zodiac. Its time of the year is between April 21 and May 21. This constellation does not belong to the zodiac. It's brightest star is Aldebaran (α Tauri).
Neighboring constellations are Perseus, Aries, Cetus, Eridanus, Orion, Gemini, and Auriga.
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Latin name:  Taurus (Tau)
English name:  Bull
Abbreviation:  Tau
Zodiac:  April 21 - May 21
Brightest star:  Aldebaran (α Tauri)

Historic depiction of the Bull.

Objects in Bull

A selection of interesting objects visible with a telescope.
M45 (NGC 1432, Pleiades)
an open cluster in the constellation Bull
Image credit: STScI and NASA

M1 (NGC 1952, Crab Nebula)
a supernova remnant in the constellation Bull
Image credit: NASA, ESA, J. Hester and A. Loll (Arizona State University)

A few stars named in Bull

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