Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Taurus (Tau)  ·  Contains:  Barnard's Merope Nebula  ·  IC 341  ·  IC 349  ·  IC 353  ·  IC 354  ·  Maia Nebula  ·  Merope Nebula  ·  NGC 1432  ·  NGC 1435  ·  The star 36Tau  ·  The star 37Tau  ·  The star 41Tau  ·  The star Atlas (27Tau)  ·  The star Electra (17Tau)  ·  The star Merope (23Tau)  ·  The star Pleione (28Tau)  ·  The star Taygeta (19Tau)  ·  The star ηTau  ·  The star ψTau
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Mars close to the "Seven Sisters", Pleiades on March 2nd, 2021, 



    
        

            Michael S.
Mars close to the "Seven Sisters", Pleiades on March 2nd, 2021
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Mars close to the "Seven Sisters", Pleiades on March 2nd, 2021

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Mars close to the "Seven Sisters", Pleiades on March 2nd, 2021, 



    
        

            Michael S.
Mars close to the "Seven Sisters", Pleiades on March 2nd, 2021
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Mars close to the "Seven Sisters", Pleiades on March 2nd, 2021

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Walimex Pro 135mm f2.0

Imaging cameras: NIKON D610a

Mounts: Sky-Watcher Star Adventurer

Software: PixInsight 1.8


Dates:March 2, 2021

Frames: 119x100"

Integration: 3.3 hours

Darks: ~12

Flats: ~30

Bias: ~70

Avg. Moon age: 18.25 days

Avg. Moon phase: 86.89%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 5.00

Mean FWHM: 1.40

Temperature: 7.00


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 4271963

RA center: 3h 47' 4"

DEC center: +22° 56' 24"

Pixel scale: 26.349 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 269.412 degrees

Field radius: 8.796 degrees


Resolution: 2000x1333

Locations: My lovely garden, J-City, Burgenland, Austria

Data source: Traveller

Description

Mars is crossing the "Golden Gate of the Ecliptic" right now, so I've taken my chance last night to image it.
:-)

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Mars close to the "Seven Sisters", Pleiades on March 2nd, 2021, 



    
        

            Michael S.