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Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Contains:  Maia nebula, Merope nebula, NGC 1432, NGC 1435, 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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Pleiades  M45, 


            Alessandro Merga...
Pleiades  M45
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Pleiades M45

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Heyford Saturn 150/750 f/5 with Baader Steel Track

Imaging cameras: Canon EOS 450D / Digital Rebel XSi / Kiss X2

Mounts: Sky-Watcher NEQ6

Guiding telescopes or lenses: Sky-Watcher 70/500

Guiding cameras: Magzero MZ-5m

Software: PixInsight  ·  photoshop

Filters: Astronomik CLS 2"

Accessory: Baader MPCC

Dates:Sept. 11, 2010

Frames: 9x600"

Integration: 1.5 hours

Avg. Moon age: 3.52 days

Avg. Moon phase: 13.40%

Basic astrometry details job: 112802

RA center: 3h 46' 54"

DEC center: +24° 7' 15"

Pixel scale: 1.419 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: -175.378 degrees

Field radius: 1.016 degrees

Resolution: 4290x2856

Locations: Saint Barthélemy, Saint Barthéelemy, Aosta, Italy


Picture published on the number 224 (January 2011) of the magazine Nuovo Orione



Alessandro Merga...
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Pleiades  M45, 


            Alessandro Merga...