Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Taurus (Tau)  ·  Contains:  Barnard's Merope Nebula  ·  IC 349  ·  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
M45 - Pleiades, 



    
        

            Howie Silleck
M45 - Pleiades
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M45 - Pleiades

M45 - Pleiades, 



    
        

            Howie Silleck
M45 - Pleiades
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M45 - Pleiades

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: SkyWatcher Esprit 150 ED APO Triplet

Imaging cameras: Canon 6D

Mounts: Software Bisque Paramount MyT

Software: Adobe Photoshop 5 CS


Dates:Nov. 12, 2020Nov. 22, 2020

Frames: 193x120" (6h 26') ISO1600

Integration: 6h 26'

Flats: 30

Avg. Moon age: 17.02 days

Avg. Moon phase: 31.90%


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 4034811

RA center: 03h46m06s

DEC center: +24°1503

Pixel scale: 1.259 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 127.186 degrees

Field radius: 0.946 degrees


Resolution: 4428x3108

Locations: Lookout Mountain, Golden, CO, United States; Kenosha Pass, Fairplay, CO, United States

Data source: Backyard

Description

A combination of two night's work on the Pleiades. I collected most of the data from my backyard close to the city, and then added a quick additional hour and a half of data from up in the mountains to make a comparison of my results from a darker-sky site.

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M45 - Pleiades, 



    
        

            Howie Silleck