Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Taurus (Tau)  ·  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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The Pleiades, 



    
        

            Matt Harbison
The Pleiades
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The Pleiades

Imaging telescopes or lenses: William Optics FLT 132 Triplet APO WOFLT132

Imaging cameras: Atik 383L+ Monochrome

Mounts: Astro-Physics Mach 1 GTO

Guiding telescopes or lenses: William Optics ZS71ED 2013

Guiding cameras: Starlight Xpress Lodestar

Focal reducers: WILLIAM OPTICS FLAT 4

Software: PixInsight  ·  Adobe Photoshop photoshop PS  ·  Sequence Generator Pro

Filters: Baader Luminance Luminance  ·  Baader RGB

Accessory: Optec Alnitak Flip-Flat Flat Fielder  ·  ATIK Filter Wheel EFW2


Dates:Sept. 16, 2015

Frames: 40x300"

Integration: 3.3 hours

Avg. Moon age: 2.87 days

Avg. Moon phase: 9.06%


Astrometry.net job: 821038

RA center: 3h 47' 1"

DEC center: +24° 8' 9"

Pixel scale: 1.193 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: -177.904 degrees

Field radius: 0.815 degrees


Resolution: 620x443

Locations: Cloudland Canyon, Trenton, Georgia, United States

Description

The "Seven Sisters". Shot in September at Fall Creek Falls State Park. Captured in SGP, edited in Pixinsight and Photoshop.

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The Pleiades, 



    
        

            Matt Harbison