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Contains:  IC 359, IC 360, NGC 1647, Part of the constellation Taurus (Tau), The star Alcyone (τTau), The star Aldebaran (αTau), The star γTau, The star δ1Tau, The star δ3Tau, The star εTau, The star θ1Tau, The star θ2Tau, The star κ1Tau, The star υTau
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Taurus molecular clouds

Technical card

Imaging telescope or lens:Carl Zeiss 135mmF2 Apo Sonnar

Imaging camera:QHYCCD QHY367C

Mount:Vixen AXD

Guiding telescope or lens:Takahashi GT-40

Guiding camera:Starlight Xpress Superstar

Software:Adobe Photoship CC 2017PixInsight 1.8

Dates:Nov. 1, 2019

Frames: 46x300"

Integration: 3.8 hours

Avg. Moon age: 4.62 days

Avg. Moon phase: 22.26%

Basic astrometry details job: 3029417

RA center: 4h 26' 49"

DEC center: +21° 34' 30"

Pixel scale: 11.775 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 1.053 degrees

Field radius: 9.186 degrees

Resolution: 3072x4702

Locations: Shirosato, Shirosato-town, Ibaraki, Japan

Data source: Traveller



Toshiya Arai

Sky plot

Sky plot


Taurus molecular clouds, 


            Toshiya Arai