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 Pleiades - Equinox 120/900

Technical card

Resolution: 1050x825

Dates: Nov. 11, 2015

Frames: 14x840"

Integration: 3.3 hours

Avg. Moon age: 29.31 days

Avg. Moon phase: 0.05% job: 1376886

RA center: 56.751 degrees

DEC center: 24.135 degrees

Pixel scale: 6.630 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: -172.071 degrees

Field radius: 1.230 degrees


New Version after 1 Year experience in Astrophotograohy
This time with a Equinox 120/900 Refractor and a Canon 6D ISO 200


My first DeepSky Image :-)

Skywatcher ED80/600, AZEQ-6, Unguided
6 Min Shots with a Canon Darkframe for every Lighframe, about 1h 12Min Lightframes total




Sky plot

Sky plot


M45 Pleiades - Equinox 120/900, Xsplendor