Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Taurus (Tau)  ·  Contains:  Maia nebula  ·  Merope nebula  ·  NGC 1432  ·  NGC 1435  ·  NGC 1566  ·  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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Imaging telescopes or lenses: Orion ShortTube 80 Guide Scope

Imaging cameras: Canon 6D

Mounts: CGEM

Guiding telescopes or lenses: Celestron EdgeHD 800

Guiding cameras: Orion StarShoot Autoguider

Software: DeepSkyStacker 3.3.4  ·  Adobe Lightroom 5.5


Dates:Nov. 3, 2015

Frames: 65x240" (4h 20') ISO1600

Integration: 4h 20'

Darks: ~10

Flats: ~20

Avg. Moon age: 22.11 days

Avg. Moon phase: 50.37%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 5.00


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 834267

RA center: 3h 46' 45"

DEC center: +24° 5' 52"

Pixel scale: 3.357 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 175.359 degrees

Field radius: 1.128 degrees


Resolution: 2012x1344

Locations: Home, Marcy, NY, United States

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