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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M45 - The Pleiades, 



    
        

            Joe Shuster
M45 - The Pleiades
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M45 - The Pleiades

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M45 - The Pleiades, 



    
        

            Joe Shuster
M45 - The Pleiades
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M45 - The Pleiades

Equipment

Imaging Telescopes Or Lenses
Stellarvue SV80L
Imaging Cameras
Canon Rebel T1i
Mounts
Losmandy G-11 Gemini 1
Accessories
Televue TRF-2008
Software
EOS Utility · Stark Labs PHD GUIDING 1.14.2
Guiding Telescopes Or Lenses
Nikkor 300mm f/4.5 lens
Guiding Cameras
Orion Starshoot autoguider

Acquisition details

Dates:
Dec. 3, 2010
Frames:
13x480" (1h 44') ISO400
Integration:
1h 44'
Darks:
10
Avg. Moon age:
27.17 days
Avg. Moon phase:
6.19%
Bortle Dark-Sky Scale:
1.00

Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 427086

RA center: 03h47m19s.7

DEC center: +24°0943

Pixel scale: 5.982 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: -174.433 degrees

Field radius: 1.314 degrees

Resolution: 1085x1151

Locations: Shawnee Creek Cottages, Eminence, Missouri, United States

Description

The Pleiades (aka, 7 Sisters, M45). Taken 12/3/2010. 13x4-minute exposures via Canon 500D at ISO400 on Stellarvue 80mm w/TeleVue .8 field flattener. Mount was G-11/Gemini.

At Shawnee Creek Cottages, east of Eminence, MO.

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M45 - The Pleiades, 



    
        

            Joe Shuster