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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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Pleiades M45, 


Pleiades M45

Pleiades M45

Technical card

Imaging telescope or lens:Takahashi Epsilon 130D

Imaging camera:Canon Eos6da

Mount:Skywatcher AZ-EQ6

Guiding telescope or lens:Skywatcher 9x50 finder

Guiding camera:Lacerta MGEN

Software:Pleiades Astrophoto, S.L. Pix InsightPhotoshop

Resolution: 3588x2421

Dates:Dec. 29, 2016

Frames: 130x180"

Integration: 6.5 hours

Avg. Moon age: 0.18 days

Avg. Moon phase: 0.04% job: 1395614

RA center: 56.716 degrees

DEC center: 24.105 degrees

Pixel scale: 4.710 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: -150.123 degrees

Field radius: 2.832 degrees

Locations: my lovely garden, near Vienna, Austria


First light with Takahashi's Epsilon 130ED and my Eos6d at Iso400. 6 1/2 hrs on the Pleiades. Wonderful scope, everything easy.



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Pleiades M45,