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Contains:  Merope nebula, NGC 1435, The star Merope (23Tau)
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Merope inside Subaru :-) - Public Data Pool by Christopher Gomez, 





    
        

            Daniel Nobre
Merope inside Subaru :-) - Public Data Pool by Christopher Gomez

Merope inside Subaru :-) - Public Data Pool by Christopher Gomez

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Resolution: 3383x2640

Astrometry.net job: 2572243

RA center: 56.553 degrees

DEC center: 23.942 degrees

Pixel scale: 0.591 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 92.121 degrees

Field radius: 0.352 degrees

Data source: Public amateur data

Description

Thanks a lot Christopher to share your Merope image at Astrobin Public Data Pool :-)

Merope is a blue-white B-type subgiant with a mean apparent magnitude of +4.14. Richard Hinckley Allen described the star as lucid white and violet. It has a luminosity of 630 times that of the Sun and a surface temperature of 14,000 kelvins. Merope's mass is roughly 4.5 solar masses and has a radius more than 4 times as great as the Sun's. It is classified as a Beta Cephei type variable star and its brightness varies by 0.01 magnitudes.

Surrounding Merope is the Merope Nebula (NGC 1435). It appears brightest around Merope and is listed in the Index Catalogue as number IC 349. Source: Wikipedia

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