Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Taurus (Tau)  ·  Contains:  Maia nebula  ·  NGC 1432  ·  The star Celaeno (16Tau)  ·  The star Electra (17Tau)  ·  The star Merope (23Tau)  ·  The star Taygeta (19Tau)  ·  The star ηTau
Messier 45, 



    
        

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Messier 45
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Messier 45

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Celestron Edge HD 800

Imaging cameras: NIKON D5100

Mounts: Advanced VX

Focal reducers: Celestron .7x Focal Reducer Celestron f7

Software: PinInsight 1.8  ·  Adobe Photoshop CS6


Dates:Dec. 25, 2013

Frames: 76x30"

Integration: 0.6 hours

Avg. Moon age: 22.08 days

Avg. Moon phase: 50.74%


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 146171

RA center: 3h 45' 57"

DEC center: +24° 10' 48"

Pixel scale: 0.674 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: -145.409 degrees

Field radius: 0.455 degrees


Resolution: 620x393

Locations: Hekel's Skywatch, Hellevoetsluis, Zuid Holland, Netherlands

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Messier 45, 



    
        

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