Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Taurus (Tau)  ·  Contains:  Maia nebula  ·  Merope nebula  ·  NGC 1432  ·  NGC 1435  ·  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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M45, 



    
        

            Riley Weller
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M45

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            Riley Weller
M45
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M45

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Imaging telescopes or lenses: Celstron C80ED

Imaging cameras: Nikon D5300

Mounts: Meade LXD 75

Guiding telescopes or lenses: Pentax Super Takomar 200mm f/4

Guiding cameras: ZWO Optical ASI120MC-S

Software: Pixinsight 1.8 Ripley  ·  Backyard Nikon

Filters: Hutech IDAS LPS


Dates:Feb. 28, 2020

Frames: 69x240" (4h 36')

Integration: 4h 36'

Avg. Moon age: 4.34 days

Avg. Moon phase: 19.87%


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 3288184

RA center: 03h47m03s

DEC center: +24°0744

Pixel scale: 0.677 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 94.356 degrees

Field radius: 0.961 degrees


Resolution: 6983x7456

Data source: Backyard

Description

5 Hours of M45 taken over a few months. Some of the data was taken without a field flattener, resulting in bigger stars than I would have liked

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M45, 



    
        

            Riley Weller