Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Contains:  Barnard's Merope Nebula  ·  IC 349  ·  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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M45: The Pleiades (2021), 


            Daniel Tackley
M45: The Pleiades (2021)
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M45: The Pleiades (2021)

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Imaging telescopes or lenses: William Optics RedCat 51

Imaging cameras: ZWO ASI071MC Pro

Mounts: SkyWatcher AZ GTi WiFi with EQ wedge

Guiding telescopes or lenses: ZWO Mini Guide Scope

Guiding cameras: ZWO 290MM Mini

Software: ZWO ASI Air  ·  Startools  ·  AstroPixel Processor

Filters: Optolong L-eNhance

Dates:Jan. 6, 2021

Frames:Optolong L-eNhance: 21x120" (gain: 90.00) -10C bin 1x1

Integration: 0.7 hours

Avg. Moon age: 22.24 days

Avg. Moon phase: 48.98%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 8.00

Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 4136385

RA center: 3h 47' 28"

DEC center: +24° 6' 7"

Pixel scale: 3.994 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 273.573 degrees

Field radius: 1.675 degrees

Resolution: 1812x2416

Locations: Whitefield, Manchester, Lancashire, United Kingdom

Data source: Backyard



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M45: The Pleiades (2021), 


            Daniel Tackley