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Name: Taurus
Abbreviation: Tau
Meaning: Bull
Right Ascension: 4h
Declination: +15
Area (Degrees squared): 797
Stars with known planets: 3
Bordering Constellations: Auriga, Perseus, Aries, Cetus, Eridanus, Orion, Gemini

Visible at latitudes between +90 and -65 and best at mid-evening during January. In the northern hemisphere, the constellation of Taurus is considered a winter constellation and is visible from October to April depending on the time of night.

Taurus, a large and prominent constellation in the northern hemisphere's winter sky, is a zodiacal constellation between Aries to the west and Gemini to the east.

Deep Sky Objects:
M1 - Supernova Remnant, magnitude 8.40, known as the Crab Nebula
M45 - Open Cluster with Nebulosity, magnitude 1.40, known as the Pleiades or Seven Sisters

Numbered Stars with Magnitudes:
1. +2.95
2. +0.85 - Aldebaran
3. +3.40
4. +3.65
5. +3.40
6. +3.60
7. +1.65 - Alnath
8. +4.30
9. +3.50 - Ain
10. +4.30
11. +4.80
12. +3.60 - Atlas

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