Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Taurus (Tau)  ·  Contains:  Maia nebula  ·  Merope nebula  ·  NGC 1432  ·  NGC 1435  ·  The star Atlas (27Tau)  ·  The star Celaeno (16Tau)  ·  The star Electra (17Tau)  ·  The star Merope (23Tau)  ·  The star Pleione (28Tau)  ·  The star Sterope I (21Tau)  ·  The star Taygeta (19Tau)  ·  The star ηTau
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Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Takahashi FSQ-106N

Imaging cameras: QSI 683WSG-8

Mounts: Meade LX850

Guiding cameras: Meade Starlock

Software: Cyanogen Maxim/DL  ·  FocusMax  ·  CCDStack 2  ·  Photoshop CS

Filters: Astrodon True Balance E series II LRGBHaOiiiSii


Dates:Aug. 30, 2014

Frames: 27x300" (2h 15')

Integration: 2h 15'

Avg. Moon age: 4.49 days

Avg. Moon phase: 21.13%


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 354481

RA center: 03h47m09s.6

DEC center: +24°0328

Pixel scale: 4.209 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 1.751 degrees

Field radius: 1.179 degrees


Resolution: 620x464

Data source: Backyard

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