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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 - Pleiades, 





    
        

            Marc
M45 - Pleiades

M45 - Pleiades

Technical card

Imaging telescope or lens:TS Photoline 102mm F7 Triplet Apo

Imaging camera:Canon 1000Da

Mount:NEQ6 Pro

Guiding telescope or lens:TS Photoline 102mm F7 Triplet Apo

Focal reducer:TS Photoline 3" Reducer 0.79

Software:PixInsight 1.8

Resolution: 1900x1277

Dates:Dec. 29, 2016

Frames: 55x240"

Integration: 3.7 hours

Avg. Moon age: 0.18 days

Avg. Moon phase: 0.04%

Astrometry.net job: 1413529

RA center: 56.609 degrees

DEC center: 24.213 degrees

Pixel scale: 4.088 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: -159.135 degrees

Field radius: 1.300 degrees

Description

M45 with the 4" Triplet/Canon - 3.5 hours.

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Lasastard
Marc
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  • M45 - Pleiades, 





    
        

            Marc
    Original
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    M45 - Pleiades, 





    
        

            Marc
    B

B

Went back to the beginning, learned a bit more about background modellnig and voila... Not perfect, but getting there. May need to add a few more hours of integration to get everything smoothed out.

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M45 - Pleiades, 





    
        

            Marc