Alcyone has five stars.  The blue giants, Aa and Ab, have fancy scientific names.  The locals call them Ace and Deuce.  The white dwarfs, B and C, our astronomically huge mines of star stuff, we call Buck and Cash.  And then there’s Alcyone D.  It’s a little hotter than our sun, and it’s in a […] ↓ Read the rest of this entry…