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Contains:  Merope nebula, NGC 1435, The star ηTau, The star Merope (23Tau), The star Electra (17Tau)
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Merope and her sisters, 


            Pasquale Costantino
Merope and her sisters

Merope and her sisters

Technical card

Imaging telescope or lens:GSO RC 8" f/8

Imaging camera:Atik 383L+ mono

Mount:Gemini G53F

Guiding telescope or lens:Celestron 80/600

Guiding camera:Atik Titan

Software:Astroart 5MaxIm DL Pro 5 MaxIm DL 5PixInsight

Resolution: 3276x2358

Dates:Nov. 1, 2015

Frames: 168x300"

Integration: 14.0 hours

Avg. Moon age: 20.20 days

Avg. Moon phase: 70.18% job: 850618

RA center: 56.581 degrees

DEC center: 23.953 degrees

Pixel scale: 0.696 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 173.210 degrees

Field radius: 0.390 degrees

Locations: piccolo osservatorio cittadino, Ruvo di Puglia (National Park of Murgia), bari, Italy


The beauty of Merope.



Pasquale Costantino
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Merope and her sisters, 


            Pasquale Costantino