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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 Electra (17Tau), The star Celaeno (16Tau)
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Messier 45, 


            Ian Aiken
Messier 45

Messier 45

Technical card

Resolution: 2685x2049

Dates:Nov. 30, 2013

HUTECH IDAS LPS P2: 125x300" -21C bin 1x1
Astronomik LPS: 125x300" -25C bin 1x1

Integration: 20.8 hours

Avg. Moon age: 26.75 days

Avg. Moon phase: 8.49% job: 127756

RA center: 3h 46' 31"

DEC center: +24° 4' 48"

Pixel scale: 2.315 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 173.752 degrees

Field radius: 1.086

Locations: Elderberry Observatory, Sunderland, United Kingdom


Messier 45 LRGB



Ian Aiken
License: Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs Creative Commons

Sky plot

Sky plot


Messier 45, 


            Ian Aiken