Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Taurus (Tau)  ·  Contains:  Barnard's Merope Nebula  ·  IC 349  ·  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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Imaging telescopes or lenses: Skywatcher 150/750 Explorer PDS BD

Imaging cameras: Canon EOS 70 D

Mounts: Skywatcher AZ-EQ6 PRO  ·  Skywatcher AZ EQ5 Stellardrive

Guiding telescopes or lenses: Guidescope 50/180

Guiding cameras: ZWO ASI 120 MM

Software: Astro Pixel Processor  ·  Photoshop CS6

Accessory: GPU KomakorrF4


Dates:Nov. 28, 2018Oct. 26, 2019Nov. 4, 2019Dec. 1, 2019

Frames:
10x120" (20')
10x140" (23' 20")
23x160" (1h 1' 20")
16x50" (13' 20")

Integration: 1h 58'

Avg. Moon age: 15.12 days

Avg. Moon phase: 36.53%


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 3308432

RA center: 3h 46' 52"

DEC center: +24° 5' 38"

Pixel scale: 2.256 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 169.207 degrees

Field radius: 0.953 degrees


Resolution: 2550x1657

Locations: Hochroterd, Breitenfurt near Vienna, Austria; Ebenwaldhöhe, Kleinzell, Austria; Naturparkzentrum, Hohe Wand, Austria

Data source: Traveller

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