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Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  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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M45 - The Pleiades, 


            Jens Zippel
M45 - The Pleiades
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M45 - The Pleiades

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Imaging telescopes or lenses: Takahashi Epsilon 130D

Imaging cameras: Atik 490EXm

Mounts: EQ8

Software: Photoshop CS6  ·  Pleiades Astrophoto S.L. PixInsight V1.8  ·  Maxim DL Pro 6

Filters: Astrodon RGB E-Series  ·  CLS CCD

Accessory: Starlight Xpress Lodestar X2

Dates:Oct. 16, 2017Oct. 19, 2017Oct. 21, 2017

CLS CCD: 12x600" bin 1x1
Astrodon RGB E-Series: 25x360" bin 1x1

Integration: 4.5 hours

Avg. Moon age: 19.05 days

Avg. Moon phase: 4.82%

Basic astrometry details job: 1782632

RA center: 3h 46' 52"

DEC center: +24° 2' 52"

Pixel scale: 3.479 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 14.499 degrees

Field radius: 0.990 degrees

Resolution: 1600x1280

Locations: Upper Borg Observatory, Bremen, Bremen, Germany


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M45 - The Pleiades, 


            Jens Zippel