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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M 45

Technical card

Imaging telescope or lens: William Optics Megrez 72 FD

Imaging camera: Canon 600Da

Mount: Skywatcher EQ 6 Syn Scan

Guiding telescope or lens: Skywatcher 8X50 Sucher

Focal reducer: Skywatcher 0.85X reducer/flattener

Software: PixInsight 1.8 PixInsinght 1.8 RC7

Filter: IDAS LPS

Resolution: 3380x2744

Dates: Nov. 22, 2017

Frames: IDAS LPS: 12x300" ISO800

Integration: 1.0 hours

Darks: ~18

Avg. Moon age: 3.59 days

Avg. Moon phase: 13.92%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 4.00

Temperature: 2.00 job: 1831066

RA center: 56.742 degrees

DEC center: 24.090 degrees

Pixel scale: 2.359 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 87.758 degrees

Field radius: 1.427 degrees

Locations: Irgendwo in Hessen, Hessen, Hessen, Germany


M 45 TEst with IDAS Filter




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