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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, 



    
        

            Jim Knapp
M45
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M45

Technical card


Dates:Nov. 11, 2014

Frames: 50x300"

Integration: 4.2 hours

Avg. Moon age: 19.31 days

Avg. Moon phase: 78.40%


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 436186

RA center: 3h 47' 8"

DEC center: +24° 9' 21"

Pixel scale: 3.373 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 175.582 degrees

Field radius: 1.800 degrees


Resolution: 3202x2124

Locations: home, Albuquerque, New Mexico, United States

Data source: Backyard

Description

M45 imaged with my AT65EDQ and Canon XSi, using a Baader Moon & Skylight filter and two thin lines mounted in front of the objective to induce diffraction spikes.

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Grampa_Jim
Jim Knapp
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M45, 



    
        

            Jim Knapp