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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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Pleiades Cluster (Messier 45), 


            Miles Zhou
Pleiades Cluster (Messier 45)

Technical card

Imaging telescope or lens:图丽 300F2.8

Imaging camera:Canon EOS 350D

Resolution: 2340x1691

Dates:Nov. 17, 2012

Frames: 25x180"

Integration: 1.2 hours

Avg. Moon age: 4.11 days

Avg. Moon phase: 17.93% job: 104446

RA center: 56.722 degrees

DEC center: 24.045 degrees

Pixel scale: 4.497 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 86.128 degrees

Field radius: 1.803 degrees

Locations: Xingming, Wulumuqi, Xingjiang, China


Pleiades Cluster (Messier 45)
taken by NSP of Xingming Observatory



Miles Zhou
License: None (All rights reserved)

Sky plot

Sky plot


Pleiades Cluster (Messier 45), 


            Miles Zhou