M45 (NGC 1432) - Pleiades
Messier M45 (NGC 1432), also known as the Pleiades, is a open cluster located in the constellation Taurus, in the Orion Arm of the Milky Way Galaxy. in the Local Group of galaxies.
Messier M45 is best viewed during winter, is magnitude 1.4*, and can be viewed with naked eye. It is 110' in size. For reference, the full moon is 30' (arc minutes) in size.
* The naked eye can see up to magnitude 8 objects under ideal dark sky conditions.
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