Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Taurus (Tau)  ·  Contains:  IC 353  ·  Maia nebula  ·  Merope nebula  ·  NGC 1432  ·  NGC 1435  ·  The star 18Tau  ·  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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            Wei-Hao Wang
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Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Takahashi TOA 150

Imaging cameras: Pentax 645z Mod

Mounts: Takahashi EM-400 Temma2

Guiding telescopes or lenses: Vixen FL70S

Guiding cameras: Fishcamp Starfish

Focal reducers: Takahashi TOA 645 Reducer F5.6

Software: PixInsight  ·  Photoshop CC

Dates:Feb. 7, 2016

Frames: 24x300" ISO800

Integration: 2.0 hours

Avg. Moon age: 28.31 days

Avg. Moon phase: 1.68%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 1.00

Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 3285508

RA center: 3h 46' 33"

DEC center: +24° 7' 12"

Pixel scale: 2.594 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 0.043 degrees

Field radius: 1.841 degrees

Resolution: 4100x3050

Locations: Yushan National Park (Taiwan), Tainan, Taiwan

Data source: Traveller


Sky plot

Sky plot




            Wei-Hao Wang