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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 18Tau, The star Electra (17Tau), The star Celaeno (16Tau)
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M45, Pleiades, 





    
        

            Björn Hoffmann
M45, Pleiades

M45, Pleiades

Technical card

Resolution: 2000x1336

Dates:Oct. 30, 2016Feb. 12, 2018

Frames:
10x120" ISO800
165x60" ISO800

Integration: 3.1 hours

Darks: ~15

Flats: ~30

Bias: ~30

Avg. Moon age: 27.89 days

Avg. Moon phase: 5.17%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 4.00

Temperature: -3.00

Astrometry.net job: 1932530

RA center: 56.590 degrees

DEC center: 24.124 degrees

Pixel scale: 6.247 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 311.324 degrees

Field radius: 2.087 degrees

Description

It was time again to shoot the seven sisters, this time with more exposure time than ever! Sadly I missed the comet nearby just a little bit in the widefield version, so I prepared this heavily cropped and drizzled version.

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M45, Pleiades, 





    
        

            Björn Hoffmann