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Contains:  IC 353, Merope nebula, NGC 1435, Maia nebula, NGC 1432, The star Pleione (28Tau), The star Atlas (27Tau), The star ηTau, The star Merope (23Tau), The star Sterope I (21Tau), The star Taygeta (19Tau), The star 18Tau, The star Electra (17Tau), The star Celaeno (16Tau)
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M45 : The Pleiades Cluster

Technical card

Imaging telescope or lens:Celestron 11 in RASA

Imaging camera:QHYCCD QHY367C

Mount:Vixen AXD

Guiding telescope or lens:Takahashi GT-40

Guiding camera:Starlight Xpress Superstar

Software:PixInsight 1.8Adobe Photoship CC 2017FlatAidePro

Resolution: 4097x2707

Dates:Sept. 6, 2019

Frames: 40x300" -10C

Integration: 3.3 hours

Avg. Moon age: 7.73 days

Avg. Moon phase: 53.73% job: 2913220

RA center: 56.682 degrees

DEC center: 24.182 degrees

Pixel scale: 2.908 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 2.202 degrees

Field radius: 1.983 degrees

Locations: Arakine, Isumi-city, Chiba, Japan

Data source: Traveller



Toshiya Arai


Sky plot

Sky plot


M45 : The Pleiades Cluster, 


            Toshiya Arai