Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Taurus (Tau)  ·  Contains:  Barnard's Merope Nebula  ·  IC 349  ·  Maia Nebula  ·  Merope Nebula  ·  NGC 1432  ·  NGC 1435  ·  The star 18Tau  ·  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
Pleiades: The Seven Sisters: Messier 45 (M45) Version 2, 



    
        

            Doug Griffith
Pleiades: The Seven Sisters: Messier 45 (M45) Version 2
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Pleiades: The Seven Sisters: Messier 45 (M45) Version 2

Pleiades: The Seven Sisters: Messier 45 (M45) Version 2, 



    
        

            Doug Griffith
Pleiades: The Seven Sisters: Messier 45 (M45) Version 2
Powered byPixInsight

Pleiades: The Seven Sisters: Messier 45 (M45) Version 2

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Skywatcher Black Diamond ED80

Imaging cameras: Nikon D5300 (unmodified)

Mounts: SkyWatcher EQ6-R Pro

Guiding telescopes or lenses: StarField 60mm Guidescope 215mm FL

Guiding cameras: Altair Astro GPCAM2 290 Mono

Focal reducers: TeleVue TE-TRF-2008

Software: PixInsight 1.8.5  ·  Adobe Phosotshop CC 2018  ·  Adobe Lighroom CC Classic 2018

Accessory: Celestron Red Dot Finder


Dates:Oct. 4, 2018

Frames: 23x360" (2h 18')

Integration: 2h 18'

Avg. Moon age: 24.41 days

Avg. Moon phase: 26.90%


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 3623270

RA center: 03h46m54s

DEC center: +24°2121

Pixel scale: 4.957 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 75.800 degrees

Field radius: 1.691 degrees


Resolution: 2048x1356

Locations: Solar Site, Beckwith Township, Ontario, Canada

Data source: Backyard

Description

Re-processing of the original image.

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Pleiades: The Seven Sisters: Messier 45 (M45) Version 2, 



    
        

            Doug Griffith