Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Taurus (Tau)  ·  Contains:  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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            Chuck Manges
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Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Celestron C1100 Edge HD + Hyperstar

Imaging cameras: QHYCCD qhy23

Mounts: Celestron CGEM DX

Guiding cameras: QHY5L-II Mono

Focal reducers: Starzona Hyperstar

Software: PHD guiding  ·  Stark Labs Nebulosity 3.1.0  ·  Adobe Photoshop CS6  ·  APT - Astro Photography Tool

Filters: Baader SII 8nm 36mm  ·  Baader OIII 8,5nm 36mm

Dates:Nov. 14, 2014Nov. 21, 2014

Baader L 36mm: 42x60" bin 1x1
Baader Red, Green, Blue 36mm: 90x60" bin 1x1

Integration: 2.2 hours

Avg. Moon age: 25.26 days

Avg. Moon phase: 26.30%

Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 418645

RA center: 3h 46' 6"

DEC center: +24° 3' 39"

Pixel scale: 2.740 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 169.826 degrees

Field radius: 1.630 degrees

Resolution: 620x670


Sky plot

Sky plot




            Chuck Manges