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The Seven Sisters

Canvas Prints

Sylvain Girard

Voreppe, France

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Sizing Information

Small 12.0" x 8.0"
Medium 18.0" x 12.0"
Large 24.0" x 16.0"
X large 30.0" x 20.0"


  • Each print is individually stretched and constructed for your order
  • Epson pigment inks using Giclée inkjets to ensure a long life
  • UV protection provided by a clear lacquer
  • Cotton/poly blend Canson canvas for brighter whites and even stretching


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Artist's Description

Let me show you Sterope, Merope, Electra, Maia, Taygete, Celaeno, and Alcyone, with their parents, Atlas and Pleione. This young and hot stars compose the most famous open star cluster : The Pleiades, M45 or Subaru in Japanese.

In fact this nine stars named from the Greek mythology are the most brilliant of the cluster which count about 3000 stars. Their age is about 100 millions years.

Princesses of the winter sky, they can easily be seen unaided eyes in the constellation Taurus. It is large like four full moon. A simple binocular will show you a marvelous view.

41 exposures of 5 minutes. 5 darks, 8 flats.
Camera : Canon EOS 1000D unfiltered
Telescope : Takahashi FSQ-106ED refractor.
Mount : Takahashi EM-200 USD3.
Guiding : Orion Starshoot Autoguider on a William Optic Zenithstar 66SD refractor.
Outside temperature : -1°C to 3°C
Sensor temperature : 3 to 6°C
Software : auto-guiding and acquisition with MaximDL, pre-processing with Iris, processing with photoshop.
Location : Clavans le Haut en Oisans.

Artwork Comments

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