Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Taurus (Tau)  ·  Contains:  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
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Imaging telescopes or lenses: Takahashi FSQ-106EDX IV

Imaging cameras: QSI 683wsg-8

Mounts: Software Bisque Paramount MX+

Guiding telescopes or lenses: Takahashi FSQ-106EDX IV

Guiding cameras: Starlight Xpress Loadestar X2

Software: Photoshop CS6  ·  Software Bisque Skyx Pro  ·  PixInsight 1.8.5

Filters: Astrodon Lum Tru-Balance E-Series Gen 2  ·  Astrodon Green Tru-Balance E-Series Gen 2  ·  Astrodon Blue Tru-Balance E-Series Gen 2  ·  Astrodon Red Tru-Balance E-Series Gen 2


Dates:Nov. 5, 2018Nov. 6, 2018

Frames:
Astrodon Blue Tru-Balance E-Series Gen 2: 8x300" -20C bin 1x1
Astrodon Green Tru-Balance E-Series Gen 2: 8x300" -20C bin 1x1
Astrodon Lum Tru-Balance E-Series Gen 2: 50x300" -20C bin 1x1
Astrodon Red Tru-Balance E-Series Gen 2: 8x300" -20C bin 1x1

Integration: 6.2 hours

Darks: ~29

Bias: ~125

Avg. Moon age: 27.81 days

Avg. Moon phase: 3.60%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 4.00


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 2356469

RA center: 3h 46' 59"

DEC center: +24° 9' 36"

Pixel scale: 1.050 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 92.096 degrees

Field radius: 1.173 degrees


Resolution: 6408x4860

Locations: Back Yard Observatory, Lubbock, Texas, United States

Data source: Backyard

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