Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Taurus (Tau)  ·  Contains:  IC 353  ·  Maia nebula  ·  Merope nebula  ·  NGC 1432  ·  NGC 1435  ·  The star 18Tau  ·  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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M45 Pleiades, 



    
        

            Andrea Pistocchini - pisto92
M45 Pleiades
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Imaging telescopes or lenses: Tecnosky Apo triplet 80/480

Imaging cameras: Canon EOS450D

Mounts: Skywatcher NEQ6 PRO

Guiding telescopes or lenses: SkyWatcher 70/500

Guiding cameras: QHY5 II

Focal reducers: TecnoSky Spianatore/riduttore 0,8x

Software: PixInsight 1.8  ·  Adobe Photoshop CS5 Photoshop CS5


Dates:Sept. 27, 2014

Frames: 14x600" (2h 20')

Integration: 2h 20'

Avg. Moon age: 3.05 days

Avg. Moon phase: 10.13%


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 378611

RA center: 3h 47' 9"

DEC center: +24° 10' 51"

Pixel scale: 2.805 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 179.964 degrees

Field radius: 2.008 degrees


Resolution: 620x413

Description

Location: Saint Barthelemy
Humidity: 98-99%
Foggy lenses during all frames, but good deep :)

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M45 Pleiades, 



    
        

            Andrea Pistocchini - pisto92