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Contains:  Merope nebula, NGC 1435, Maia nebula, NGC 1432, The star Pleione (28Tau), The star Atlas (27Tau), The star ηTau, The star Merope (23Tau), The star Sterope I (21Tau), The star Taygeta (19Tau), The star Electra (17Tau), The star Celaeno (16Tau)
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M45 (added), 


            Clayton Bownds
M45 (added)

M45 (added)

Technical card

Resolution: 1200x1016

Dates:Sept. 12, 2015

Frames: 15x180"

Integration: 0.8 hours

Avg. Moon age: 28.83 days

Avg. Moon phase: 0.56% job: 787893

RA center: 56.668 degrees

DEC center: 24.127 degrees

Pixel scale: 4.766 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 126.845 degrees

Field radius: 1.041 degrees


I took the OSC color from last fall and added about 45 minutes of Lum from the CCD since I had some filler time waiting on another target. I am still working on improving my processing and it gave me an excuse to practice. :)



Clayton Bownds
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Sky plot


M45 (added), 


            Clayton Bownds

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