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28 Tauri, BU Tauri

In mythology, Pleione was the mother of the Pleiades; she and her husband Atlas have stars named for them in their daughters' cluster, lying slightly to the east of the main grouping of stars. Like all the Pleiades, Pleione is a young blue star. It appears to be somewhat unstable, and has been observed to throw off shells of material at intervals of several decades.


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