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Contains:  Merope nebula, NGC 1435, Maia nebula, NGC 1432, The star Pleione (28Tau), The star Atlas (27Tau), The star ηTau, The star Merope (23Tau), The star Sterope I (21Tau), The star Taygeta (19Tau), The star 18Tau, The star Electra (17Tau), The star Celaeno (16Tau)
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M45 Pleiades, 


            Marios Tsalkidis
M45 Pleiades

M45 Pleiades

Technical card

Imaging telescope or lens:Sky-Watcher 80ED Pro Black Diamond

Imaging camera:Canon 350D

Mount:HEQ5 Pro

Guiding telescope or lens:SKYWATCHER 70/500

Guiding camera:QHY CCD QHY5 mono


Resolution: 1631x1067

Dates:Aug. 20, 2014

Frames: 20x180" ISO800 bin 1x1

Integration: 1.0 hours

Darks: ~20

Flats: ~20

Bias: ~20

Avg. Moon age: 24.95 days

Avg. Moon phase: 21.92%

Temperature: 29.00 job: 357301

RA center: 56.708 degrees

DEC center: 24.135 degrees

Pixel scale: 4.398 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 103.004 degrees

Field radius: 1.191 degrees



Marios Tsalkidis
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M45 Pleiades, 


            Marios Tsalkidis