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Contains:  NGC 1647, IC 359, IC 360, The star Alcyone (τTau), The star υTau, The star δ3Tau, The star κ1Tau, The star θ1Tau, The star δ1Tau, The star γTau, The star εTau, The star θ2Tau, The star Aldebaran (αTau), Part of the constellation Taurus (Tau)

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    Hyades and Taurus molecular cloud, 





    
        

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    Hyades and Taurus molecular cloud

    Hyades and Taurus molecular cloud

    Technical card

    Resolution: 3600x2362

    Dates:Nov. 10, 2018

    Frames: 221x120"

    Integration: 7.4 hours

    Avg. Moon age: 2.77 days

    Avg. Moon phase: 8.42%

    Astrometry.net job: 2649854

    RA center: 67.866 degrees

    DEC center: 22.197 degrees

    Pixel scale: 15.663 arcsec/pixel

    Orientation: 269.126 degrees

    Field radius: 9.367 degrees

    Locations: my little astrofarm, Weppersdorf, Austria

    Data source: Traveller

    Description

    an area almost deprived of Deepsky objects on most star charts, yet full of dark clouds and many interesting objects. One of the nearest star factories - at some spots newborn stars are pouring their light outwards, lightening neighbouring clouds, while themselves still hidden in the dark.

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