It is one of the visible globular clusters of the boreal hemisphere and located in the constellation of Taurus.

It has a V-shape, is about 148 light years and is, therefore, the closest cluster of stars to our solar system.

From the structural point of view, it is part of the so-called open clusters, that is, those groups of stars that are usually on the plane of the Galaxy.

The cluster of the Hyades is constituted in particular by about 150 stars, distributed over a diameter of about twelve light years, all of medium and young age.

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