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Contains:  Maia nebula, Merope nebula, NGC 1432, NGC 1435, The star 18Tau, The star Atlas (27Tau), The star Celaeno (16Tau), The star Electra (17Tau), The star Merope (23Tau), The star Pleione (28Tau), The star Sterope I (21Tau), The star Taygeta (19Tau), The star ηTau
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M 45 , 


            Thomas Westphal
M 45
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M 45

Technical card

Dates:Nov. 27, 2016

Frames: 143x120" bin 0x0

Integration: 4.8 hours

Avg. Moon age: 27.73 days

Avg. Moon phase: 3.61%

Basic astrometry details job: 1354363

RA center: 3h 47' 12"

DEC center: +24° 7' 1"

Pixel scale: 1.359 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 92.467 degrees

Field radius: 0.990 degrees

Resolution: 4147x3205

Locations: OL Sternwarte / OL observatory, Oldenburg, Niedersachsen, Germany


M45 - die Plejaden im Sternbild Stier, aufgenommen im November 2016
M45 - the Pleiades - shot in Nov. 2016

Aufnahmeort / location: Oldenburg

Aufnahmedaten / exposure data:

L => 26x120 sec. bin 1x1
R => 41x120 sec. bin 1x1
G => 36x120 sec. bin 1x1
B => 38x120 sec. bin 1x1



Thomas Westphal
License: Attribution-NoDerivs Creative Commons

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M 45 , 


            Thomas Westphal