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Contains:  Merope nebula, NGC 1435, Maia nebula, NGC 1432, The star Pleione (28Tau), The star Atlas (27Tau), The star ηTau, The star Merope (23Tau), The star Sterope I (21Tau), The star Taygeta (19Tau), The star 18Tau, The star Electra (17Tau), The star Celaeno (16Tau)
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            Thilo Frey


Technical card

Resolution: 4656x3520

Dates:Sept. 10, 2016

ZWO Optical B 1.25": 3x150" -20C bin 2x2
ZWO Optical G 1.25": 3x150" -20C bin 2x2
ZWO Optical R 1.25": 3x150" -20C bin 2x2
ZWO optical UV/IR Cut 1.25": 3x300" -20C bin 1x1

Integration: 0.6 hours

Darks: ~20

Flats: ~25

Bias: ~50

Avg. Moon age: 8.31 days

Avg. Moon phase: 59.82% job: 1245097

RA center: 3h 46' 19"

DEC center: +24° 9' 25"

Pixel scale: 1.629 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: -50.230 degrees

Field radius: 1.321

Locations: Mobile, near Balsthal, SO, Switzerland


First Light with the ASI1600MM-C
Dont ask me whats the green flash on the right side. It is on every Picture, but only on this set, on other sets with he same cam it is not there. Perhaps someone of you has an idea. It was a really dark place so it should not be any straylight.



Thilo Frey
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Sky plot

Sky plot


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            Thilo Frey