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Contains:  Maia nebula, Merope nebula, NGC 1432, NGC 1435, The star Atlas (27Tau), The star Celaeno (16Tau), The star Electra (17Tau), The star Merope (23Tau), The star Pleione (28Tau), The star Sterope I (21Tau), The star Taygeta (19Tau), The star ηTau
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M45, Pleiades, 


            Paul May
M45, Pleiades
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M45, Pleiades

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Resolution: 2723x2072

Basic astrometry details job: 2662086

RA center: 3h 46' 23"

DEC center: +24° 7' 1"

Pixel scale: 2.038 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 358.619 degrees

Field radius: 0.968 degrees

Locations: , Sanborn , New York, United States

Data source: Backyard


M45, Pleiades was taken from my home location in Sanborn NY. Shot through Tele Vue NP 101 with Baader modified Canon T2i. Mount was Orion Altas with SSAG about 4 hours worth of 5 min frames. Acquired via back yard Eos. This Image was reprocessed with Pixsinsight image plus and Photoshop software.



Paul May
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M45, Pleiades, 


            Paul May