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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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Pleiades M45, 


            Robert Eder
Pleiades M45

Pleiades M45

Technical card

Resolution: 2500x1817

Dates:Feb. 27, 2019

20x180" ISO800
30x300" ISO800
24x60" ISO800

Integration: 3.9 hours

Darks: ~20

Avg. Moon age: 23.09 days

Avg. Moon phase: 40.04%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 4.00 job: 2561480

RA center: 56.656 degrees

DEC center: 24.230 degrees

Pixel scale: 2.801 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 12.299 degrees

Field radius: 1.203 degrees

Locations: Hohe Wand, Wildgehege, Austria

Data source: Traveller


I missed it last year, and this year it was about time to catch it in one night. The conditions were not great, but I made it somehow 😃



Robert Eder
License: None (All rights reserved)

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Pleiades M45, 


            Robert Eder