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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 2017, 


            Bob J
M45 2017

M45 2017

Technical card

Imaging telescope or lens:Stellarvue SV70T

Imaging camera:ZWO ASI1600MM-Cool

Mount:Celestron CGE Pro

Guiding telescope or lens:Astro-Tech AT66ED

Guiding camera:Starlight Xpress Lodestar x2

Focal reducer:Stellarvue SFFR-70APO

Software:Main Sequence Software Sequence Generator Pro PHD 2PixInsight 1.8

Filters:LBGAstrodon R

Accessory:SX USB Filter Wheel

Resolution: 4072x3230

Dates:Sept. 23, 2017

B: 24x240" (gain: 139.00) -20C bin 1x1
G: 24x240" (gain: 139.00) -20C bin 1x1
L: 24x240" (gain: 139.00) -20C bin 1x1
Astrodon R: 24x240" (gain: 139.00) -20C bin 1x1

Integration: 6.4 hours

Darks: ~24

Flats: ~80

Bias: ~50

Avg. Moon age: 3.21 days

Avg. Moon phase: 11.22%

Temperature: 20.00 job: 1798427

RA center: 3h 46' 23"

DEC center: +24° 7' 15"

Pixel scale: 2.324 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 89.600 degrees

Field radius: 1.678

Data source: Backyard



Bob J
License: Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike Creative Commons

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M45 2017, 


            Bob J