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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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Pleiades M45, 


            Stephen Charnock
Pleiades M45

Pleiades M45

Technical card

Resolution: 2161x1438

Dates:Jan. 10, 2016

Frames: 16x55"

Integration: 0.2 hours

Avg. Moon age: 0.43 days

Avg. Moon phase: 0.21% job: 2224989

RA center: 56.716 degrees

DEC center: 24.054 degrees

Pixel scale: 4.559 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 94.309 degrees

Field radius: 1.644 degrees

Locations: Home Observatory, Newark, United Kingdom

Data source: Backyard


Pleiades M45 composition of a stack of 16x55s taken with a modified Canon 30D camera at F5.6 300mm focal length piggybacked on an Atlas EQ6 mount.



Stephen Charnock
License: None (All rights reserved)

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Pleiades M45, 


            Stephen Charnock