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Contains:  IC 353, Merope nebula, NGC 1435, Maia nebula, NGC 1432, The star 32Tau, The star 18Tau, The star 13Tau, The star Celaeno (16Tau), The star Pleione (28Tau), The star Taygeta (19Tau), The star Merope (23Tau), The star Electra (17Tau), The star Atlas (27Tau), The star ηTau
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Reprocessed Pleiades from 2016, 


            Björn Hoffmann
Reprocessed Pleiades from 2016

Reprocessed Pleiades from 2016

Technical card

Resolution: 2000x1336

Dates:Oct. 30, 2016Oct. 31, 2016

10x120" ISO800
42x60" ISO800

Integration: 1.0 hours

Darks: ~40

Flats: ~30

Bias: ~60

Avg. Moon age: 15.01 days

Avg. Moon phase: 0.29%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 4.00 job: 2430729

RA center: 56.852 degrees

DEC center: 24.188 degrees

Pixel scale: 18.179 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 90.311 degrees

Field radius: 6.072 degrees

Locations: Schwäbische Alb - Svabian Jura, Heroldstatt, Baden-Württemberg, Germany

Data source: Traveller


Today I used a two year old raw data package to test it with Skylum Luminar. It has pretty awesome filter possibilities and enables a more artistic processing, much easier as in PS.



Björn Hoffmann
License: Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs Creative Commons

Sky plot

Sky plot


Reprocessed Pleiades from 2016, 


            Björn Hoffmann