Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  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
M45, The Pleiades/Seven sisters (again), 


            Ferran Ginebrosa
M45, The Pleiades/Seven sisters (again)
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M45, The Pleiades/Seven sisters (again)

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: TAMRON 500mm f8

Imaging cameras: Canon 400D

Mounts: Meade LX90 12" Fork Mount

Guiding telescopes or lenses: Celestron C8

Guiding cameras: Lunatico Astronomia QHY5

Focal reducers: Meade f6.3 focal reducer/field flattener

Software: MaximDL 5  ·  Pixinsight LE  ·  Deepskystacker

Filters: Astronomik CLS Clip CLS clip-in

Accessory: MEADE Autostar 497

Dates:Jan. 10, 2015

Frames:Astronomik CLS Clip CLS clip-in: 19x600" ISO800 bin 1x1

Integration: 3.2 hours

Darks: ~200

Flats: ~100

Bias: ~300

Avg. Moon age: 19.55 days

Avg. Moon phase: 76.25%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 5.00

Temperature: 4.00

Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 497782

RA center: 3h 46' 49"

DEC center: +24° 12' 18"

Pixel scale: 2.347 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: -178.581 degrees

Field radius: 1.516 degrees

Resolution: 620x409

Locations: MPC - K09 / Observatori Lliçà d'Amunt, Lliçà d'Amunt, Barcelona, Spain


Here comes again M45, the Pleiades, also called The 7 Sisters, always photogenic and gorgeous.
Photographed again, and procesed with a new method, I believe better



Ferran Ginebrosa
License: Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike Creative Commons

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M45, The Pleiades/Seven sisters (again), 


            Ferran Ginebrosa