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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            Ivaylo Stoynov
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            Ivaylo Stoynov
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M45

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: William Optics ZS 110

Imaging cameras: Canon EOS 1000D / Rebel XS

Mounts: LXD75

Guiding telescopes or lenses: William Optics ZS 66SD

Software: PHD guiding  ·  photoshop  ·  DeepSkyStacker  ·  APT - Astro Photography Tool


Dates:Nov. 5, 2010

Frames: 22x180" (1h 6') ISO1600

Integration: 1h 6'

Darks: ~10

Avg. Moon age: 28.75 days

Avg. Moon phase: 0.70%


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 173899

RA center: 3h 46' 38"

DEC center: +24° 6' 14"

Pixel scale: 4.626 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: -134.576 degrees

Field radius: 0.996 degrees


Resolution: 1290x859

Locations: Bilintsi, near Sofia, Bulgaria

Data source: Traveller

Description

This is my first guided image :) Before that all my digital images were made unguided up to 2 minutes. The camera was still not modified...

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            Ivaylo Stoynov

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