Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Taurus (Tau)  ·  Contains:  Maia nebula  ·  Merope nebula  ·  NGC 1432  ·  NGC 1435  ·  The star Celaeno (16Tau)  ·  The star Electra (17Tau)  ·  The star Merope (23Tau)  ·  The star Sterope I (21Tau)  ·  The star Taygeta (19Tau)  ·  The star ηTau
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Deep inside the Seven Sisters, 



    
        

            Kees Scherer
Deep inside the Seven Sisters
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Deep inside the Seven Sisters

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Deep inside the Seven Sisters, 



    
        

            Kees Scherer
Deep inside the Seven Sisters
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Deep inside the Seven Sisters

Acquisition details

Dates:
Oct. 10, 2018
Frames:
B: 78×300(6h 30′) (gain: 1.00) -15°C bin 1×1
G: 69×300(5h 45′) (gain: 1.00) -15°C bin 1×1
R: 74×300(6h 10′) (gain: 1.00) -15°C bin 1×1
Integration:
18h 25′
Darks:
50
Flats:
25
Bias:
150
Avg. Moon age:
1.43 days
Avg. Moon phase:
2.31%
Mean SQM:
20.70

Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 3249392

RA center: 03h46m13s.2

DEC center: +24°0516

Pixel scale: 1.485 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 269.378 degrees

Field radius: 0.663 degrees

Resolution: 2676x1779

File size: 3.9 MB

Locations: Knight Observatory, Tomar, Portugal

Data source: Backyard

Description

BBC Sky at Night Magazine photo of the month September 2019.

See: https://www.flickr.com/photos/kees-scherer/48599750452/

I used 2 x drizzle in APP and reduction to 75% after processing. This crop focusses on the center with the overwhelming blue reflection Nebulae.

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Deep inside the Seven Sisters, 



    
        

            Kees Scherer

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