Science: Dim Pleiad

Alcyone, Asterope, Electra, Kelaine, Maia, Merope and Taygete were the seven daughters of Atlas and Pleïone. According to one Greek myth, the seven sisters were pursued so ardently by Hunter Orion that Zeus changed them into a constellation of stars, the Pleiades. One of the seven is dim because of mourning for a sister who married a mortal.

The bright group of the Pleiades, near the celestial figure of amorous Orion, has been a source of wonder and speculation to shepherds and seers since the dawn of history. Telescopes reveal thousands of stars...

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