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Contains:  IC 353, Merope nebula, NGC 1435, Maia nebula, NGC 1432, The star 18Tau, The star 13Tau, The star 36Tau, The star Celaeno (16Tau), The star Pleione (28Tau), The star Taygeta (19Tau), The star Merope (23Tau), The star Electra (17Tau), The star Atlas (27Tau), The star ηTau
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Pleiades widefield 04.10.14, 


            Rich Bamford
Pleiades widefield 04.10.14

Pleiades widefield 04.10.14

Technical card

Resolution: 9000x6000

Dates:Oct. 4, 2014

Frames:Hutech IDAS LPS D1 2": 18x60" ISO800

Integration: 0.3 hours

Darks: ~10

Flats: ~1

Bias: ~20

Avg. Moon age: 10.30 days

Avg. Moon phase: 79.09% job: 767248

RA center: 3h 46' 24"

DEC center: +24° 6' 46"

Pixel scale: 3.972 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 135.402 degrees

Field radius: 5.966

Locations: Home, Grantham, United Kingdom


Processed some subs I found from last year.
Nikon D7100 with 105mm Sigma and IDAS filter.
Didn't have any real calibration subs so created a synthetic flat.



Rich Bamford
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Pleiades widefield 04.10.14, 


            Rich Bamford