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Contains:  IC 353, Merope nebula, NGC 1435, Maia nebula, NGC 1432, The star 32Tau, The star 18Tau, The star 13Tau, The star Celaeno (16Tau), The star Pleione (28Tau), The star Taygeta (19Tau), The star Merope (23Tau), The star Electra (17Tau), The star Atlas (27Tau), The star ηTau
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The Pleiades 2012-03-11 20:07, 


            Paul Hutchinson
The Pleiades 2012-03-11 20:07

The Pleiades 2012-03-11 20:07

Technical card

Imaging telescope or lens:Nikon AF-S DX VR Zoom-Nikkor 55-200mm

Imaging camera:Nikon D60

Mount:Sky-Watcher AZ

Software:DigiKam Team DigiKam

Resolution: 2613x3900

Dates:March 11, 2012

Frames: 1x106"

Integration: 0.0 hours

Avg. Moon age: 18.26 days

Avg. Moon phase: 86.83% job: 129635

RA center: 56.492 degrees

DEC center: 23.065 degrees

Pixel scale: 6.336 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: -136.228 degrees

Field radius: 4.130 degrees

Locations: Rosebank Observatory, Torquay, UK, Torquay, Devon, United Kingdom


Nikon D60 mounted on GOTO AZ Mount Lens 200mm (35mm Film Equiv. 300mm) f/5.6 Exposure: 106 seconds.



Paul Hutchinson
License: Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike Creative Commons


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Sky plot

Sky plot


The Pleiades 2012-03-11 20:07, 


            Paul Hutchinson