Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Taurus (Tau)  ·  Contains:  IC 353  ·  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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            William Jordan
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Pleiades

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            William Jordan
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Pleiades

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Takahashi FSQ -106EDX4 FSQ-106EDX4 Quadruplet Refractor

Imaging cameras: SBIG STX KAF-16803 STX-16803

Mounts: Software Bisque Paramount Paramount MX+

Guiding telescopes or lenses: Takahashi FSQ -106EDX4 FSQ-106EDX4 Quadruplet Refractor

Guiding cameras: SBIG STX KAF-16803 STX-16803

Software: PixInsight 1.8 Ripley PixInsight 1.8 Ripely  ·  Software Bisque TheSky6 Pro

Filters: Baader RGB 2" B  ·  Baader RGB 2" G  ·  Baader RGB 2" R  ·  Baader UV/IR-Cut/L Filter


Dates:Dec. 10, 2018

Frames:
Baader RGB 2" B: 10x300" (50') bin 1x1
Baader RGB 2" G: 10x300" (50') bin 1x1
Baader RGB 2" R: 10x300" (50') bin 1x1
Baader UV/IR-Cut/L Filter: 20x300" (1h 40') bin 1x1

Integration: 4h 10'

Avg. Moon age: 2.95 days

Avg. Moon phase: 9.50%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 7.00


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 2415494

RA center: 3h 45' 57"

DEC center: +24° 7' 33"

Pixel scale: 6.988 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 254.893 degrees

Field radius: 2.743 degrees


Resolution: 1995x2002

Locations: Ye Olde Driveway, The Woodlands, TX, United States

Data source: Backyard

Description

M45 in LRGB

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Pleiades, 



    
        

            William Jordan