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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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M45 _3, 


            Thilo Frey
M45 _3

M45 _3

Technical card

Imaging telescope or lens:APM APO 107/700

Imaging camera:Moravian Instruments G2 8300 external FW + OAG

Mount:Skywatcher EQ8 Pro

Guiding telescope or lens:APM APO 107/700

Focal reducer:Riccardi 2,5" x0,75 Reducer

Software:Pixinsight 1.8

Filter:Astronomik RGB 2"

Accessory:QHYCCD Polemaster

Resolution: 3358x2536

Dates:Sept. 30, 2016

Astronomik B 2'': 4x450" -20C bin 2x2
Astronomik G 2'': 4x450" -20C bin 2x2
Astronomik L 2'': 4x900" -20C bin 1x1
Astronomik R 2'': 4x450" -20C bin 2x2

Integration: 2.5 hours

Darks: ~25

Flats: ~25

Bias: ~25

Avg. Moon age: 29.07 days

Avg. Moon phase: 0.24% job: 1263914

RA center: 56.773 degrees

DEC center: 24.093 degrees

Pixel scale: 2.093 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 93.966 degrees

Field radius: 1.223 degrees

Locations: Mobile, near Balsthal, SO, Switzerland



Thilo Frey
License: None (All rights reserved)


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M45 _3, 


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