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Contains:  IC 353, 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 - Pléiades, 


            Frédéric Girard
M45 - Pléiades

M45 - Pléiades

Technical card

Imaging telescope or lens:FSQ-106ED

Imaging camera:Moravian G4 16000

Mount:Avalon Linear

Guiding camera:ASI ZWO ASI174MC

Software:TheSkyX ProPixInsight

Filter:Chroma 50mm Filter

Resolution: 3346x3528

Dates:Oct. 15, 2017

Frames: 96x300"

Integration: 8.0 hours

Avg. Moon age: 25.26 days

Avg. Moon phase: 19.25% job: 1797687

RA center: 56.770 degrees

DEC center: 24.213 degrees

Pixel scale: 3.487 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 185.835 degrees

Field radius: 2.355 degrees


Luminance: 66 x 300s -15C bin 1x1
Rouge: 10 x 300s -15C bin 1x1
Vert: 10 x x 300s -15C bin 1x1
Bleu: 10 x 300s -15C bin 1x1

150 bias, 40 dark, 10 flat



Frédéric Girard
License: Attribution-NonCommercial Creative Commons

Sky plot

Sky plot


M45 - Pléiades, 


            Frédéric Girard