Pleione


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But this cluster is associated with seven sisters in Greek mythology, the children of Pleione and the giant Atlas.
In Greek mythology, the Pleiades were the seven daughters of Atlas and Pleione.
Study on Symbiotic Seed Germination of Pleione bulbocodioides (Franch) Rolfe.
Two beautiful star clusters, the Pleiades and Hyades, represent the daughters of the titan Atlas and the sea-nymph Pleione.
Closer, spectroscopic binaries that will be harder to resolve include Atlas, Pleione, and Taygeta in the Pleiades, and Delta ([delta]) Capricorni.
There were specialities, such as the marvellous array of tiny pleione orchids but, on the whole, folk were buying the same primulas and meconopsis which are the pride of our own nurseries.
Pleione huddles close to her brighter husband and is easily lost in his glare when the sky is poor or the observer is hampered by nearsightedness.
You may have read that the stars of the Pleiades are very rapid rotators, with Pleione (easternmost of the seven) spinning once in just six hours.
It is marked by the easternmost pair of bright stars, traditionally named Atlas and Pleione.