Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Taurus (Tau)  ·  Contains:  Maia nebula  ·  Merope nebula  ·  NGC 1432  ·  NGC 1435  ·  The star Merope (23Tau)  ·  The star ηTau

Image of the day 02/26/2016

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    Merope, Maia & Alcyone - Into the center of the Pleiades, 



    
        

            Oliver Czernetz
    Merope, Maia & Alcyone - Into the center of the Pleiades
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    Merope, Maia & Alcyone - Into the center of the Pleiades

    Image of the day 02/26/2016

    Getting plate-solving status, please wait...
      Merope, Maia & Alcyone - Into the center of the Pleiades, 



    
        

            Oliver Czernetz
      Merope, Maia & Alcyone - Into the center of the Pleiades
      Powered byPixInsight

      Merope, Maia & Alcyone - Into the center of the Pleiades

      Equipment

      Imaging Telescopes Or Lenses
      SkyWatcher 200/1000 F5 Newtonian
      Mounts
      Skywatcher HEQ5 Pro HEQ5 SynScan
      Accessories
      MGEN Autoguider
      Software
      Registar · Adobe PhotoShop CS5 Extended · Deep Sky Stacker 3.3.2 DSS 3.3.2
      Guiding Cameras
      Canon EOS 1100 D

      Acquisition details

      Basic astrometry details

      Astrometry.net job: 967064

      RA center: 03h46m38s.2

      DEC center: +24°0654

      Pixel scale: 1.549 arcsec/pixel

      Orientation: -90.159 degrees

      Field radius: 0.492 degrees

      Resolution: 1800x1415

      Description

      Merope, Maia & Alcyone

      Into the center of the Pleiades (M45)

      Captured 2,5 hours remote via Mayhill last night, and added another hour of old DSLR data from 2014.

      30x120s

      Location: Leibnitz, Austria, 10.2014

      Canon EOS 1100D unmodded

      SkyWatcher 200/1000 F5 Newton

      HEQ5 Pro SynScan

      Lacerta MGEN-II

      30x300s

      Location: Mayhill, New Mexico, USA, 02.2016

      Takahashi TOA-150

      SBIG ST-4000XCM One Shot Color CCD

      Data + Image Processing: Oliver Czernetz

      Software: Deep Sky Stacker, Fits Liberator, Fitswork, RegiStar, Photoshop CS5E

      Hope you like & enjoy, and as always: Feedback highly appreciated. Thanks for looking!

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      Merope, Maia & Alcyone - Into the center of the Pleiades, 



    
        

            Oliver Czernetz