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Contains:  Maia nebula, Merope nebula, NGC 1432, NGC 1435, The star 18Tau, 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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            Craig Prost
M 45
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M 45

Technical card

Dates:Nov. 28, 2013

AstroDon Tru-Balance E-Series Blue: 8x300" bin 2x2
AstroDon Tru-Balance E-Series Green: 8x300" bin 2x2
AstroDon Tru-Balance E-Series Luminance: 11x600" bin 1x1
AstroDon Tru-Balance E-Series Red: 8x300" bin 2x2

Integration: 3.8 hours

Avg. Moon age: 24.70 days

Avg. Moon phase: 24.20%

Basic astrometry details job: 127549

RA center: 3h 46' 34"

DEC center: +24° 10' 1"

Pixel scale: 2.082 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 29.403 degrees

Field radius: 1.006 degrees

Resolution: 2743x2139


First color image with the FSQ-85EDX and QHY-22.



Craig Prost
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M 45 , 


            Craig Prost