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
Cluster M45, 



    
        

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Cluster M45
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Cluster M45

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Orion 8" f/4.9 Newtonian

Imaging cameras: Sony NEX3

Mounts: Orion Atlas EQ-G


Dates:Nov. 21, 2014

Frames: 19x360"

Integration: 1.9 hours

Avg. Moon age: 28.49 days

Avg. Moon phase: 1.21%


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 2140411

RA center: 3h 46' 47"

DEC center: +24° 8' 49"

Pixel scale: 1.048 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 2.516 degrees

Field radius: 0.806 degrees


Resolution: 1824x1216

Data source: Backyard

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Cluster M45, 



    
        

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