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Contains:  Merope nebula, NGC 1435, The star Merope (23Tau)
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Merope nebula in Pleiades, 


            Toshiya Arai
Merope nebula in Pleiades

Merope nebula in Pleiades

Technical card

Imaging telescope or lens:Takahashi CCA250

Imaging cameras:Nikon D810AQSI6120ws

Mount:Vixen AXD

Guiding telescope or lens:Takahashi GT-40

Guiding camera:Starlight Xpress Superstar

Resolution: 2756x3996

Dates:Nov. 3, 2016Dec. 24, 2016

8x15" ISO200
18x300" ISO800
Astrodon True Balance E series II Luminance: 8x480" -20C
Astrodon True Balance E series II Red, Green, Blue: 9x480" -20C

Integration: 3.8 hours

Avg. Moon age: 14.29 days

Avg. Moon phase: 15.98% job: 1921256

RA center: 56.548 degrees

DEC center: 23.876 degrees

Pixel scale: 0.511 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 359.874 degrees

Field radius: 0.345 degrees

Locations: Shirosato, Shirosato-town, Ibaraki, Japan



Toshiya Arai
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Merope nebula in Pleiades, 


            Toshiya Arai