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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 18Tau, The star Electra (17Tau), The star Celaeno (16Tau)
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Les Pléîades, 


            Hervé Kumar
Les Pléîades

Les Pléîades

Technical card

Imaging telescope or lens:Explore Scientific ED80 APO

Imaging camera:Canon EOS 1000D / Rebel XS


Guiding telescope or lens:Explore Scientific 127ED Carbon

Guiding camera:PL1-M

Focal reducer:aplanisseur explore scientific

Software:photoshopO'Telescope BackyardEOSCarte du cielPHD guidingIrisEQASCOM

Resolution: 3684x2484

Dates:Dec. 2, 2013

Frames: 37x360" ISO800

Integration: 3.7 hours

Darks: ~40

Flats: ~50

Bias: ~50

Avg. Moon age: 28.95 days

Avg. Moon phase: 0.38% job: 527364

RA center: 56.730 degrees

DEC center: 24.122 degrees

Orientation: -126.826 degrees

Field radius: 1.480 degrees

Locations: Norroy le Sec, Norroy le Sec, 54, France



Hervé Kumar
License: None (All rights reserved)


  • Les Pléîades, 


            Hervé Kumar
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    Les Pléîades, 


            Hervé Kumar

Sky plot

Sky plot


Les Pléîades, 


            Hervé Kumar

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