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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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M45 LRGB, 





    
        

            Pam Whitfield
M45 LRGB

M45 LRGB

Technical card

Resolution: 1629x1195

Dates:Nov. 17, 2018

Frames:
Optolong Blue 36mm: 11x180" -15C bin 2x2
Optolong Green 36mm: 19x180" -15C bin 2x2
Optolong Lum 36mm: 13x600" -15C bin 1x1
Optolong Red 36mm: 22x180" -15C bin 2x2

Integration: 4.8 hours

Darks: ~20

Flats: ~20

Bias: ~20

Avg. Moon age: 9.08 days

Avg. Moon phase: 67.65%

Astrometry.net job: 3032593

RA center: 56.681 degrees

DEC center: 24.062 degrees

Pixel scale: 3.896 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 90.499 degrees

Field radius: 1.093 degrees

Locations: Home (Terrace), Brugg, Aargau, Switzerland

Data source: Backyard

Description

Last chance for an imaging session before packing everything up for another move (to the UK this time...)
Something bright , pretty and not too challenging on guiding/conditions - M45 fits the bill!
Fairly standard LRGB with L binned 1x1 and RGB binned 2x2
120min L, 80mins R, 50mins G, 40mins B

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Author

whitfieldp
Pam Whitfield
License: None (All rights reserved)
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    C

C

reprocess for better colour balance and pull out some more nebulosity

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