Cookie consent

AstroBin saves small pieces of text information (cookies) on your device in order to deliver better content and for statistical purposes. You can disable the usage of cookies by changing the settings of your browser. By browsing AstroBin without changing the browser settings, you grant us permission to store that information on your device.

I agree
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 Electra (17Tau), The star Celaeno (16Tau)
Getting plate-solving status, please wait...
M45 The Pleiades Cluster, 


            Toshiya Arai
M45 The Pleiades Cluster

M45 The Pleiades Cluster

Technical card

Imaging telescope or lens:Celestron 11 in RASA

Imaging camera:ZWO ASI294MC-PRO

Mount:Vixen AXD

Guiding telescope or lens:Takahashi GT-40

Guiding camera:Starlight Xpress Superstar

Software:Adobe Photoship CC 2017PixInsight 1.8FlatAidePro

Resolution: 3986x2714

Dates:Sept. 16, 2018

20x3" (gain: 200.00) -15C
35x60" (gain: 200.00) -15C

Integration: 0.6 hours

Avg. Moon age: 6.94 days

Avg. Moon phase: 45.35% job: 2262498

RA center: 3h 47' 2"

DEC center: +24° 6' 50"

Pixel scale: 1.541 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 359.031 degrees

Field radius: 1.032

Locations: Gotemba City, Gotemba, Shizuoka, Japan

Data source: Traveller



Toshiya Arai
License: None (All rights reserved)

Sky plot

Sky plot


M45 The Pleiades Cluster, 


            Toshiya Arai