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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 18Tau, The star Electra (17Tau), The star Celaeno (16Tau)
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M45 - The Pleiades, 





    
        

            Joseph Becker
M45 - The Pleiades

M45 - The Pleiades

Technical card

Resolution: 3000x2400

Dates:Oct. 13, 2015

Frames:Orion SkyGlow 2" Imaging Filter: 8x300" -20C bin 1x1

Integration: 0.7 hours

Darks: ~5

Avg. Moon age: 0.45 days

Avg. Moon phase: 0.23%

Temperature: 7.20

Astrometry.net job: 825274

RA center: 56.712 degrees

DEC center: 24.127 degrees

Pixel scale: 2.395 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 102.813 degrees

Field radius: 1.278 degrees

Locations: Pawnee National Grassland, Briggsdale, CO, United States

Description

My first attempt at M45 from my favorite dark site. Only had time for 8 short subs and it was fairly low in the sky, so I'll likely give this another try later in the season.

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Joseph Becker
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M45 - The Pleiades, 





    
        

            Joseph Becker