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Contains:  IC 353, Merope nebula, NGC 1435, Maia nebula, NGC 1432, The star 32Tau, 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 – The Pleiades – Reprocessed, 


            Van H. McComas
M45 – The Pleiades – Reprocessed

M45 – The Pleiades – Reprocessed

Technical card

Resolution: 5597x3187

Dates:March 16, 2019

Frames: 16x30"

Integration: 0.1 hours

Avg. Moon age: 9.58 days

Avg. Moon phase: 72.49% job: 2589571

RA center: 57.100 degrees

DEC center: 23.967 degrees

Pixel scale: 3.873 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 300.231 degrees

Field radius: 3.464 degrees

Locations: Van McComas, Gloucester, Virginia, United States

Data source: Backyard


I performed another post processing in both DSS and Star Tool. Each time I either go out under the stars or sit at the computer performing post processing I learn more. I didn't think this process would be any better than the first but, less the dust bunnies, I think this one might be a bit better.

I have been doing this three years but just now getting into the DSO stuff and I have to say I am REALLY HOOKED. I am planning for my next DSO for this coming weekend if the sky is clear.



Van H. McComas
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M45 – The Pleiades – Reprocessed, 


            Van H. McComas

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