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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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M45, The Pleaides, 


M45, The Pleaides
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M45, The Pleaides

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Imaging telescopes or lenses:ORION ED80

Imaging cameras:Atik 383L+ Mono

Mounts:Sky-Watcher NEQ6 pro goto

Guiding cameras:Atik 383L+ Mono

Focal reducers:Skywatcher 0.85x Focal Reducer/Corrector for the ED80

Software:PHD GuidingStartools

Accessory:ATIK EFW2, 7x36mm

Basic astrometry details job: 418672

RA center: 3h 46' 58"

DEC center: +24° 7' 44"

Pixel scale: 2.139 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 87.920 degrees

Field radius: 1.188 degrees

Resolution: 3205x2386


Imaged over two nights, 15 and 21 Nov 14. I have imaged this several times before but this is the first time that I managed to get the brown dust to show.
L 9x600
R 6x600
G 6x600
B 6x600
4.5 hours total Bin 1x1



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M45, The Pleaides,