Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Taurus (Tau)  ·  Contains:  Maia nebula  ·  NGC 1432  ·  The star Celaeno (16Tau)  ·  The star Electra (17Tau)  ·  The star Merope (23Tau)  ·  The star Sterope I (21Tau)  ·  The star Taygeta (19Tau)
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M45, 



    
        

            Bob Hufnagel
M45
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M45

Equipment

Imaging Telescopes Or Lenses
Orion 80ED Refractor
Imaging Cameras
Canon DSLR 60D
Mounts
iOptron EQ Mount
Software
BinaryRivers BackyardEOS 3.0

Acquisition details

Dates:
Nov. 1, 2013
Frames:
20x60" (20')
Integration:
20'
Avg. Moon age:
27.37 days
Avg. Moon phase:
5.18%

Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 171204

RA center: 03h45m41s.0

DEC center: +24°1745

Pixel scale: 1.483 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 93.999 degrees

Field radius: 0.533 degrees

Resolution: 620x415

Locations: Backyard Observatory in Skyshed Pod, Albuquerque, New Mexico, United States

Description

This needs more work, but I like it anyway. One of my first images that I really tried to process.

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M45, 



    
        

            Bob Hufnagel