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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Imaging telescopes or lenses: TS 80mm f/6 Imaging Star Quadruplet APO Astrograph.

Imaging cameras: NIKON D5100

Mounts: Advanced VX

Guiding telescopes or lenses: TS 80mm f/6 Imaging Star Quadruplet APO Astrograph.

Guiding cameras: Starlight Xpress Lodestar Autoguider

Software: PinInsight 1.8  ·  Adobe Photoshop CS6

Accessory: Robtics OAG


Dates:Feb. 17, 2015

Frames: 12x600"

Integration: 2.0 hours

Avg. Moon age: 27.78 days

Avg. Moon phase: 3.42%


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 547033

RA center: 3h 47' 2"

DEC center: +24° 10' 8"

Pixel scale: 1.814 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: -89.313 degrees

Field radius: 1.468 degrees


Resolution: 620x413

Locations: Hekel's Skywatch, Hellevoetsluis, Zuid Holland, Netherlands

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