Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Taurus (Tau)  ·  Contains:  Maia nebula  ·  Merope nebula  ·  NGC 1432  ·  NGC 1435  ·  The star 18Tau  ·  The star Celaeno (16Tau)  ·  The star Electra (17Tau)  ·  The star Merope (23Tau)  ·  The star Sterope I (21Tau)  ·  The star Taygeta (19Tau)  ·  The star ηTau
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Pleiades (M45), 



    
        

            Melvyn (Mel) Davis
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Pleiades (M45)

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Pleiades (M45), 



    
        

            Melvyn (Mel) Davis
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Pleiades (M45)

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Orion ED102T CF refractor

Imaging cameras: Canon EOS 450D modified

Mounts: Skywatcher AZ-EQ6 GT

Guiding telescopes or lenses: Skywatcher ST80 Guidescope

Software: PHD2 Guiding 2.60 PHD  ·  StarTools ST  ·  BackyardEOS BYE  ·  Cartes du Ciel Sky Charts  ·  Stark Labs Nebulosity 4  ·  AstroTortilla team AstroTortilla 0.7


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 932315

RA center: 03h46m35s.0

DEC center: +24°0834

Pixel scale: 1.500 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: -88.190 degrees

Field radius: 0.937 degrees


Resolution: 3761x2468

Description

Shot at Astronomical Society of New South Wales dark sky observatory, Wiruna, about 4 hours drive north-west from Sydney. New Moon January 9th 2016

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Pleiades (M45), 



    
        

            Melvyn (Mel) Davis