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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 18Tau, The star Electra (17Tau), The star Celaeno (16Tau)
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The Pleiades Cluster, 





    
        

            Wesley Creech

The Pleiades Cluster

Technical card

Resolution: 4586x3420

Dates:Nov. 3, 2018

Frames: 31x270"

Integration: 2.3 hours

Avg. Moon age: 25.16 days

Avg. Moon phase: 20.11%

Astrometry.net job: 2380683

Data source: Traveller

Description

My first M45 image from a dark site. My what a difference a dark sky makes on this object! My previous attempts are pitiful. This one blew me away when I processed it. Very fun to process. I plan on adding data to this one since it's only 2.3 hours. Critics welcomed.

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wcreech
Wesley Creech
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Darker background

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I went crazy with the first one I admit

Histogram

The Pleiades Cluster, 





    
        

            Wesley Creech