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Contains:  IC 353, Merope nebula, NGC 1435, Maia nebula, NGC 1432, The star τ1Ari, The star Pleione (28Tau), The star τ2Ari, The star ζAri, The star Taygeta (19Tau), The star δAri, The star Merope (23Tau), The star Electra (17Tau), The star Atlas (27Tau), The star ηTau
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C/2014 Q2 Lovejoy and M45 - wide field, 


            Adriano Valvasori
C/2014 Q2 Lovejoy and M45 - wide field

C/2014 Q2 Lovejoy and M45 - wide field

Technical card

Imaging telescope or lens:Canon 18-135 IS

Imaging camera:Canon 1100D Modded

Mount:Sky-Watcher EQ6 Pro


Resolution: 1600x1240

Dates:Jan. 18, 2015

Frames: 5x120" ISO1600 bin 1x1

Integration: 0.2 hours

Darks: ~5

Bias: ~10

Avg. Moon age: 27.22 days

Avg. Moon phase: 5.92%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 3.00

Temperature: 3.00 job: 815780

RA center: 3h 29' 11"

DEC center: +23° 14' 6"

Orientation: -7.185 degrees

Field radius: 7.297

Locations: Osservatorio Astronomico Felsina, Medelana, Bologna, Italy



Adriano Valvasori
License: None (All rights reserved)

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C/2014 Q2 Lovejoy and M45 - wide field, 


            Adriano Valvasori