Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Taurus (Tau)  ·  Contains:  11 Tau  ·  12.87  ·  13.73  ·  16 Tau  ·  17 Tau  ·  177 Irma  ·  18 Tau  ·  187 Lamberta  ·  19 q Tau  ·  20 Tau  ·  21 Tau  ·  22 Tau  ·  23 Tau  ·  24 Tau  ·  25 eta Tau  ·  26 Tau  ·  27 Tau  ·  28 Tau  ·  32 Tau  ·  33 Tau  ·  7 Tau  ·  9 Tau  ·  Alcyone  ·  Asterope  ·  Atlas  ·  Barnard's Merope Nebula  ·  Celaeno  ·  Electra  ·  IC 341  ·  IC 349  ·  And 26 more.
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M 45 Widefield Samyang 135mm f/2.8, 



    
        

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M 45 Widefield Samyang 135mm f/2.8

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Samyang 135mm f/2

Imaging cameras: ZWO ASI071MC PRO CMOS OSC

Mounts: Orion Azeq Atlas pro

Guiding telescopes or lenses: ASTRO TECH AT66ED Guiding

Guiding cameras: Orion Starshoot Autoguider

Software: PixInsight  ·  Stark Labs pHD guiding PHD2  ·  EQMOD, Stellarium, Stellarium Scope, PHD, Backyard EOS, Astro Tortilla Nebulosity 4

Filters: Zwo Filter Drawer  ·  Optolong UV-IR


Dates:Sept. 27, 2020Sept. 28, 2020

Frames:Optolong UV-IR: 309x60" (gain: 90.00) -1C

Integration: 5.2 hours

Darks: ~30

Flats: ~30

Bias: ~50

Avg. Moon age: 11.21 days

Avg. Moon phase: 86.17%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 7.00

Mean SQM: 18.48


Astrometry.net job: 3896745

RA center: 3h 46' 35"

DEC center: +24° 6' 51"

Pixel scale: 3.790 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: -111.006 degrees

Field radius: 4.204 degrees


Resolution: 4931x6282

Locations: Home backyard red turning white zone Bortle 8, Gilbert, Az, United States

Data source: Backyard

Description

M 45 is a beautiful Open Star Cluster in Taurus. It lies 430 light years away. It reminds me of an Angel flying peacefully among the stars.

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