Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Taurus (Tau)  ·  Contains:  Maia nebula  ·  Merope nebula  ·  NGC 1432  ·  NGC 1435  ·  The star Atlas (27Tau)  ·  The star Celaeno (16Tau)  ·  The star Electra (17Tau)  ·  The star Merope (23Tau)  ·  The star Pleione (28Tau)  ·  The star Sterope I (21Tau)  ·  The star Taygeta (19Tau)  ·  The star ηTau
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M 45

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M 45

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Celestron C11XLT Celestron XLT

Imaging cameras: Stellacam 3 OPT

Mounts: Celestron CPC

Guiding cameras: Stellacam 3 OPT

Focal reducers: Meade f3.3 FR Meade

Software: Adobe Photoshop CS5 Photoshop CS5  ·  Image Plus 5, 4:50, 3.86, 3.5 Image Plus Mike Unsold


Dates:Feb. 13, 2013

Frames: 25x90" (37' 30")

Integration: 37' 30"

Avg. Moon age: 3.33 days

Avg. Moon phase: 12.01%


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 119757

RA center: 03h47m58s.1

DEC center: +24°0614

Pixel scale: 5.574 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: -56.664 degrees

Field radius: 1.108 degrees


Resolution: 1048x975

Description

M 45 also known as the Pleiades is an open star cluster located in the constellation Taurus. These are young very hot stars.

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