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Contains:  IC 353, Maia nebula, Merope nebula, NGC 1432, NGC 1435, The star 18Tau, The star 32Tau, 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 in RGB, 



    
        

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M45 in RGB
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M45 in RGB

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: William Optics RedCat 51 Petzval APO

Imaging cameras: QHYCCD QHY11

Mounts: Celstron Advance VX

Accessory: Orion 50mm Deluxe Guidescope


Dates:Dec. 29, 2019

Frames: 60x120"

Integration: 2.0 hours

Avg. Moon age: 3.17 days

Avg. Moon phase: 10.95%


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 3150303

RA center: 3h 46' 31"

DEC center: +24° 3' 28"

Pixel scale: 7.479 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 352.807 degrees

Field radius: 4.045 degrees


Resolution: 3240x2160

Data source: Backyard

Description

Quick M45 before the clouds rolled in.

WO Redcat51 with a QHY11. Small scope and camera with a giant sensor.

Imaged cropped 30%

21 Subs RGB, 120 seconds each. No Luminance.

Used Synthetic Flats : https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Gdkv7h4Pwkg

Flats would have really improved this image.

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M45 in RGB, 



    
        

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