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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 The Pleiades, 





    
        

            Jarrett Trezzo
M45 The Pleiades

M45 The Pleiades

Technical card

Imaging telescope or lens:Astro-Tech AT65EDQ

Imaging camera:QHYCCD QHY247C

Mount:Orion Atlas Pro AZ/EQ-G

Guiding telescope or lens:Astro-Tech AT65EDQ

Guiding camera:QHYCCD 5L-II M

Software:Sequence Generator Pro PixInsight

Filter:Optolong UV/IR Cut

Accessory:QHYCCD OAG-S

Resolution: 5873x3752

Dates:Sept. 23, 2017Dec. 9, 2017Dec. 10, 2017

Frames: 400x120"

Integration: 13.3 hours

Avg. Moon age: 15.60 days

Avg. Moon phase: 39.52%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 7.00

Astrometry.net job: 2104724

RA center: 56.728 degrees

DEC center: 24.098 degrees

Pixel scale: 1.908 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 92.182 degrees

Field radius: 1.846 degrees

Locations: Backyard, St Petersburg, FL, United States

Data source: Backyard

Description

A work in progress. I hope to get this up to at least 10 hours integration time this fall/winter to better capture the dust in the area. We'll see what we can get in red zone LP...

Rev. A/B - 95x120" - 3.2 hours

Rev. C/D - 245 x 120" - 8.2 hours

Rev. E - 400 x 120" - 13.3 hours

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jtrezzo
Jarrett Trezzo
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    F

C

8 hours integration (added 5 to first 3)

D

tried to bring out the dust a bit more

E

13.3 hours integration (added 5 to first 8)

F

NR

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M45 The Pleiades, 





    
        

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