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Contains:  Maia nebula, Merope nebula, NGC 1432, NGC 1435, 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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The Pleyades, 


The Pleyades
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The Pleyades

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: GSO 8" f/4 Newtonian

Imaging cameras: Canon EOS 20D

Mounts: CG5

Software: PixInsight  ·  DeepSkyStacker

Dates:Dec. 17, 2012

Frames: 179x90" ISO1600

Integration: 4.5 hours

Darks: ~60

Flats: ~10

Bias: ~21

Avg. Moon age: 4.65 days

Avg. Moon phase: 22.52%

Basic astrometry details job: 136537

RA center: 3h 47' 6"

DEC center: +24° 2' 49"

Pixel scale: 3.267 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 5.388 degrees

Field radius: 0.872 degrees

Resolution: 1557x1126



License: None (All rights reserved)

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The Pleyades,