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Technical card

Resolution: 786x994

Dates: Sept. 13, 2013Nov. 11, 2014

Baader L 36mm: 30x60" bin 1x1
Baader Red, Green, Blue 36mm: 12x300" bin 2x2

Integration: 1.5 hours

Darks: ~20

Flats: ~20

Flat darks: ~20

Avg. Moon age: 13.27 days

Avg. Moon phase: 67.87%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 4.00 job: 415484

RA center: 56.700 degrees

DEC center: 24.020 degrees

Pixel scale: 4.568 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: -76.391 degrees

Field radius: 0.804 degrees


Pleiades hybrid image. I combined 30x60second images shot with a 11" Celestron EdgeHD/HyperStar & QHY23M through a Baader Luminance filter. I combined this new luminance layer with RGB from last years' effort with a QHY9M & AT65EDQ. New RGB would've been nice, but the forecast shows clouds from now until 2015



Chuck Manges

Sky plot

Sky plot


M45 The Pleiades, Chuck Manges

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