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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Technical card

Imaging camera: Canon EOS 1000d

Resolution: 3888x2592

Dates: Aug. 20, 2009

Frames: 6x90"

Integration: 0.1 hours

Avg. Moon age: 0.11 days

Avg. Moon phase: 0.01% job: 1806359

RA center: 56.540 degrees

DEC center: 24.332 degrees

Pixel scale: 1.566 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 151.195 degrees

Field radius: 1.016 degrees


Another shot of my first an only successful night.
Stack of 6 jpeg files. Sadly forgot to save in RAW



Jens Schultz

Sky plot

Sky plot


M45, Jens Schultz