Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Taurus (Tau)  ·  Contains:  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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Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: ED80

Imaging cameras: SBIG ST-8300C

Mounts: Orion Atlas EQ-G

Guiding telescopes or lenses: ED80

Guiding cameras: The Imaging Source DMK 21AF04

Focal reducers: William Optics FF/FR 0.8x Tipo II

Software: photoshop  ·  PixInsight  ·  Nebulosity  ·  Microprojects Equinox Image

Filters: Orion SkyGlow 2" Imaging Filter

Accessory: Orion Thin OAG

Dates:Nov. 29, 2013Nov. 30, 2013Dec. 1, 2013

Frames:Orion SkyGlow 2" Imaging Filter: 43x900" (10h 45') -20C bin 1x1

Integration: 10h 45'

Avg. Moon age: 26.76 days

Avg. Moon phase: 9.13%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 5.00

Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 166180

RA center: 3h 46' 57"

DEC center: +24° 7' 8"

Pixel scale: 7.979 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: -179.687 degrees

Field radius: 1.405 degrees

Resolution: 840x950

Locations: Home, San Rafael, California, United States

Data source: Backyard


Sky plot

Sky plot