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
M45 The Pleiades, 



    
        

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M45 The Pleiades
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M45 The Pleiades

M45 The Pleiades, 



    
        

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M45 The Pleiades

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Explore Scientific ED 80mm Triplet

Imaging cameras: Canon EOS T1i (500D)

Mounts: Orion Sirius EQ-G (HEQ5)

Guiding telescopes or lenses: Agena Astro Starguider mini 50mm

Guiding cameras: ZWO ASI 120MC

Focal reducers: Astro Tech 0.8x Reducer/Flattener

Software: Astrophotography Tool  ·  Stellarium Planetarium  ·  PHD 2 Guiding Guiding Software  ·  Pixinsight

Accessory: Coffee Black


Dates:Nov. 2, 2018

Frames: 24x450" (3h)

Integration: 3h

Avg. Moon age: 24.09 days

Avg. Moon phase: 29.97%


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 3718582

RA center: 03h47m04s

DEC center: +24°1239

Pixel scale: 2.800 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 93.757 degrees

Field radius: 1.775 degrees


Resolution: 3780x2559

Locations: TAS Atoka Dark Site, Atoka, Oklahoma, United States

Data source: Traveller

Description

As new processing skills have been learned and more practice under my belt I decide to have another go at a new revision of this target to further bring the background dust to life in this rendition

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M45 The Pleiades, 



    
        

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