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Contains:  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
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M45 - The Pleiades, 


            Emil Andronic
M45 - The Pleiades
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M45 - The Pleiades

Technical card

Dates:Aug. 5, 2018Oct. 21, 2018Nov. 3, 2018Nov. 8, 2018Dec. 1, 2019Dec. 3, 2019Dec. 4, 2019Jan. 3, 2020Jan. 15, 2020

IDAS LPS D1 Clip EOS: 39x120" ISO800
IDAS LPS D1 Clip EOS: 6x240" ISO800
IDAS LPS D1 Clip EOS: 69x300" ISO800
IDAS LPS D1 Clip EOS: 10x600" ISO800
IDAS LPS D1 IDAS LPS D1 2": 24x300" (gain: 15.00) -10C bin 1x1
IDAS 2" LPS D2: 309x120" (gain: 125.00) -15C bin 1x1

Integration: 21.4 hours

Darks: ~50

Flats: ~30

Flat darks: ~100

Bias: ~100

Avg. Moon age: 11.92 days

Avg. Moon phase: 44.12%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 6.00

Basic astrometry details job: 3209284

RA center: 3h 46' 54"

DEC center: +24° 7' 58"

Pixel scale: 2.252 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 88.392 degrees

Field radius: 1.358 degrees

Resolution: 3633x2381

Data source: Backyard


I decided to put together everything I have on the Pleiades to see what comes out and I can say that I'm pretty pleased with the result.



Emil Andronic
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M45 - The Pleiades, 


            Emil Andronic