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Contains:  IC 359, IC 360, IC 353, Merope nebula, NGC 1435, Maia nebula, NGC 1432, The star 41Tau, The star τ1Ari, The star Pleione (28Tau), The star τ2Ari, The star 37Tau, The star Taygeta (19Tau), The star Merope (23Tau), The star Electra (17Tau), The star Atlas (27Tau), The star ηTau
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Pleiades, quick and dirty, 


            Othmar Ortner
Pleiades, quick and dirty

Pleiades, quick and dirty

Technical card

Imaging telescope or lens:Zeiss 135mm f2 Apo Sonnar

Imaging camera:Nikon D800

Mount:Astrotrac TT320X-AG

Software:Pixinsight 1.8Adobe Lightroom 5.7

Resolution: 7362x4857

Dates:Nov. 3, 2016

Frames: 12x120"

Integration: 0.4 hours

Avg. Moon age: 3.37 days

Avg. Moon phase: 12.28% job: 1321947

RA center: 56.921 degrees

DEC center: 24.483 degrees

Pixel scale: 7.674 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 163.394 degrees

Field radius: 9.399 degrees

Locations: Prebersee, Tamsweg, Salzburg, Austria

Data source: Traveller


A quick shot of the pleiads star cluster



Othmar Ortner
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Pleiades, quick and dirty, 


            Othmar Ortner