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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

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    Basic astrometry details

    Astrometry.net job: 967064

    RA center: 3h 46' 38"

    DEC center: +24° 6' 54"

    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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    OliverCzernetz
    Oliver Czernetz
    License: Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike Creative Commons
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    Merope, Maia & Alcyone - Into the center of the Pleiades, 



    
        

            Oliver Czernetz