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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 - The Pleiades, 


            Nico Carver
M45 - The Pleiades

Technical card

Resolution: 4104x2740

Dates:Nov. 8, 2018

Frames: 95x30" ISO800 -5C

Integration: 0.8 hours

Avg. Moon age: 0.83 days

Avg. Moon phase: 0.79%

Mean SQM: 20.80 job: 2599782

RA center: 3h 46' 14"

DEC center: +24° 3' 57"

Pixel scale: 2.870 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 84.374 degrees

Field radius: 1.967

Data source: Traveller


Test of my travel set-up: iOptron SmartEQ, AT60ED, Canon T3 (modded).
45 minutes unguided from Frank Colosimo's Blue Mtn Vista observing field.



Nico Carver
License: Attribution-ShareAlike Creative Commons

Sky plot

Sky plot


M45 - The Pleiades, 


            Nico Carver