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Contains:  Merope nebula, NGC 1435, Maia nebula, NGC 1432, The star Pleione (28Tau), The star Atlas (27Tau), The star ηTau, The star Merope (23Tau), The star Sterope I (21Tau), The star Taygeta (19Tau), The star Electra (17Tau), The star Celaeno (16Tau)
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M45, The Pleiades (Seven Sisters), 


            Phil Hosey
M45, The Pleiades (Seven Sisters)

M45, The Pleiades (Seven Sisters)

Technical card

Imaging telescope or lens:TMB 130SS

Imaging camera:Canon EOS 550D / Rebel T2i

Mount:Orion Atlas EQ-G

Guiding telescope or lens:TMB 130SS

Guiding camera:Starshoot Autoguider

Focal reducer:William Optics Field Flattener IV

Software:Main Sequence Software Sequence Generator ProPixInsight

Resolution: 5125x3395

Dates:Jan. 17, 2015

Frames: 12x180"

Integration: 0.6 hours

Avg. Moon age: 26.15 days

Avg. Moon phase: 12.38% job: 509647

RA center: 56.676 degrees

DEC center: 24.143 degrees

Pixel scale: 1.177 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: -175.545 degrees

Field radius: 1.005 degrees



Phil Hosey
License: Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike Creative Commons

Sky plot

Sky plot


M45, The Pleiades (Seven Sisters), 


            Phil Hosey