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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 Electra (17Tau), The star Celaeno (16Tau)
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M45 - The Seven Sisters, 


M45 - The Seven Sisters

M45 - The Seven Sisters

Technical card

Resolution: 6760x6760

Dates:Jan. 14, 2018

Frames: 29x180" ISO800

Integration: 1.4 hours

Flats: ~20

Bias: ~200

Avg. Moon age: 27.21 days

Avg. Moon phase: 5.98% job: 1908724

RA center: 56.705 degrees

DEC center: 24.065 degrees

Pixel scale: 0.760 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 356.409 degrees

Field radius: 1.009 degrees

Locations: Terrassensternwarte, Berlin, Germany

Data source: Backyard


This is a 2x drizzle integration and yet another improvable attempt to get the pleiades right. But one day... ;-)



License: None (All rights reserved)

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M45 - The Seven Sisters,