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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)
M45: The Pleiades are an open star cluster within the constellation of Taurus. The stars in this cluster have been formed within the past 100 million years.
Image credit: STScI and NASA
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M1 (NGC 1952, Crab Nebula)
M1 (NGC 1952) are the remnants of a supernova explosion about 1000 years ago.
Image credit: NASA, ESA, J. Hester and A. Loll (Arizona State University)
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