M45 The Pleiades, 



    
        

            Ted Davis

M45 The Pleiades

M45 The Pleiades, 



    
        

            Ted Davis

M45 The Pleiades

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: William Optics RedCat 51 Petzval APO

Imaging cameras: Nikon D800

Mounts: iOptron Skyguider pro

Software: Adobe Inc Photoshop CC  ·  Deep Sky Stacker 4.2.3 64bit


Dates:Jan. 6, 2021

Frames: 135x60" (2h 15')

Integration: 2h 15'

Avg. Moon age: 22.24 days

Avg. Moon phase: 48.98%


Resolution: 4708x5888

Data source: Backyard

Description

The Pleiades, also known as the Seven Sisters and Messier 45, is an open star cluster containing middle-aged, hot B-type stars in the north-west of the constellation Taurus.

This image has been reprocessed using gratefully received advice from the constructive criticism forum thread.

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M45 The Pleiades, 



    
        

            Ted Davis