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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

Technical card

Imaging telescope or lens:Canon EF 400mm f/5.6L USM

Imaging camera:Canon EOS 70D

Mount:SkyWatcher Star Adventurer

Guiding telescope or lens:Orion Mini 50mm Guide Scope

Guiding camera:Lacerta MGEN 2

Software:Adobe LightroomPleiades Astrophoto PixInsight

Resolution: 3728x2610

Dates:Sept. 23, 2016Sept. 24, 2016

Frames: 126x90" ISO1600

Integration: 3.1 hours

Darks: ~64

Bias: ~93

Avg. Moon age: 22.74 days

Avg. Moon phase: 43.74%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 6.00

Temperature: 10.00

Astrometry.net job: 1463404

RA center: 56.628 degrees

DEC center: 24.151 degrees

Pixel scale: 2.150 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 179.634 degrees

Field radius: 1.359 degrees

Locations: Derendingen 454m, Solothurn, SO, Switzerland

Description

f/6.3

Finally the Pleiades with 400mm...
I took the best 126 lights of 193 subs from 2 nights.

Image B reprocessed (less star reducing)

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