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
M45, Pleiades, 



    
        

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M45, Pleiades
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M45, Pleiades, 



    
        

            Sören Ottenhof
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Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Skywatcher Explorer 150/750 f5

Imaging cameras: Canon EOS 450D Full Spectrum

Mounts: HEQ5 PRO

Guiding telescopes or lenses: Skywatcher Explorer 150/750 f5

Guiding cameras: Orion StarShoot Autoguider

Focal reducers: MPCC

Filters: Hutech IDAS LPS-P2 2"


Dates:Sept. 27, 2013

Frames:Hutech IDAS LPS-P2 2": 27x600"

Integration: 4.5 hours

Darks: ~3

Flats: ~21

Avg. Moon age: 22.45 days

Avg. Moon phase: 46.78%


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 689964

RA center: 3h 46' 32"

DEC center: +24° 7' 58"

Pixel scale: 1.417 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: -151.750 degrees

Field radius: 1.008 degrees


Resolution: 4270x2834

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M45, Pleiades, 



    
        

            Sören Ottenhof