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 Electra (17Tau)
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M45 - Pleiades

Technical card

Imaging telescope or lens: Skywatcher 150/750 PDS Newtonian

Imaging camera: Fujifilm X-A2

Mount: Skywatcher EQ5 GoTo

Guiding telescope or lens: Orion Mini 50mm Guide Scope

Guiding camera: ZWO ASI120MM-S

Software: PHD2IndilibKStarsAstroberrySiliconFields StarToolEkosSIRIL

Filter: TS Optics CLS Filter

Accessory: Baader Mark-III MPCC Coma Corrector

Resolution: 2466x1634

Dates: Feb. 5, 2018

Frames: TS Optics CLS Filter: 43x180" ISO200

Integration: 2.1 hours

Darks: ~40

Flats: ~240

Avg. Moon age: 20.08 days

Avg. Moon phase: 71.34%

Mean FWHM: 4.00

Temperature: -3.00 job: 1924892

RA center: 56.766 degrees

DEC center: 23.972 degrees

Pixel scale: 2.602 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 230.717 degrees

Field radius: 1.069 degrees

Locations: Backyard, Nuremberg, Germany



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M45 - Pleiades, 


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