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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 Pleiades – 2018, 


            Peter Folkesson
M45 Pleiades – 2018

M45 Pleiades – 2018

Technical card

Resolution: 4575x3396

Dates:Dec. 4, 2018

Baader Blue 1.25" Filter: 75x60" (gain: 200.00) -20C bin 1x1
Baader Green 1.25" Filter: 54x60" (gain: 200.00) -20C bin 1x1
IDAS LPS D1: 160x60" (gain: 200.00) -20C bin 1x1
Baader Red 1.25" Filter: 65x60" (gain: 200.00) -20C bin 1x1

Integration: 5.9 hours

Darks: ~100

Flats: ~100

Bias: ~100

Avg. Moon age: 26.79 days

Avg. Moon phase: 8.29%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 5.00

Temperature: -1.00 job: 2747517

RA center: 56.729 degrees

DEC center: 24.120 degrees

Pixel scale: 1.906 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 85.294 degrees

Field radius: 1.508 degrees

Locations: Backyard, Borås, Sweden

Data source: Backyard


2018-12-04 20:00-03:00
Clear, no moon, no wind, 90% humidity, -1 degrees C



Peter Folkesson
License: None (All rights reserved)


  • M45 Pleiades – 2018, 


            Peter Folkesson
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    M45 Pleiades – 2018, 


            Peter Folkesson

Sky plot

Sky plot


M45 Pleiades – 2018, 


            Peter Folkesson