Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Taurus (Tau)  ·  Contains:  Maia nebula  ·  Merope nebula  ·  NGC 1432  ·  NGC 1435  ·  The star 18Tau  ·  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
Pleiadi (Messier 45), 


            Andrea Storani
Pleiadi (Messier 45)
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Pleiadi (Messier 45)

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: SkyWatcher EVOSTAR ED80 Pro ED APO 80/600mm

Imaging cameras: Canon 400D

Mounts: Skywatcher NEQ6 Pro

Guiding telescopes or lenses: SkyWatcher 70/500

Guiding cameras: Canon 400D

Focal reducers: Teleskop-Service TS Universal 2" Field Flattener for Refractors f/5 to f/8

Software: Pleiades Astrophoto Pixinsight Core 1.8

Dates:Oct. 1, 2011

Frames: 22x720"

Integration: 4.4 hours

Avg. Moon age: 4.62 days

Avg. Moon phase: 22.28%

Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 1845715

RA center: 3h 47' 11"

DEC center: +24° 6' 14"

Pixel scale: 1.945 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 345.118 degrees

Field radius: 1.141 degrees

Resolution: 3505x2358

Locations: Forca Canapine, Arquata del Tronto, Ascoli Piceno, Italy



  • Pleiadi (Messier 45), 


            Andrea Storani
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    Pleiadi (Messier 45), 


            Andrea Storani

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Pleiadi (Messier 45), 


            Andrea Storani

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