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
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Imaging telescopes or lenses: Celestron RASA 8"

Imaging cameras: ZWO ASI 294MC PRO

Mounts: Celestron CGX

Guiding telescopes or lenses: Celestron 80/600 mm guidescope

Guiding cameras: ASI 120MM

Software: SharpCap Pro 3.2 64 bit  ·  PixInsight 1.8 Ripley  ·  Deepskystacker (DSS)  ·  PHD2 Guiding  ·  AstroPhotography Tools

Accessory: QHY PoleMaster  ·  Pegasus Astro Pocket Powerbox


Dates:Aug. 21, 2020

Frames: 70x120" (2h 20') (gain: 53.00) -15C bin 1x1

Integration: 2h 20'

Darks: 25

Flats: 20

Avg. Moon age: 2.70 days

Avg. Moon phase: 8.02%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 4.00


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 3798279

RA center: 03h47m20s

DEC center: +24°0234

Pixel scale: 2.383 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 268.318 degrees

Field radius: 1.505 degrees


Resolution: 3609x2766

Data source: Backyard

Description

M 45 Pleiades open cluster. This Collection of young, large, fast burning stars, is easily visible in the night sky unaided. The young stars area surrounded interstellar dust and debris that is reflecting their light as seen by the swirling reflection nebula.

The cluster is approximately 440 light years from earth and measures 8 light years across its core cluster of stars.

The cluster is reference 3 times in the Bible and also is the symbol and word in Japanese for Subaru.

Job 9:7-9

7 who commands the sun, and it does not rise;

who seals up the stars;

8 who alone stretched out the heavens

and trampled the waves of the sea;

9 who made the Bear and Orion,

the Pleiades and the chambers of the south;

Job 38:31-33

31 “Can you bind the chains of the Pleiades

or loose the cords of Orion?

32 Can you lead forth the Mazzaroth[a] in their season,

or can you guide the Bear with its children?

33 Do you know the ordinances of the heavens?

Can you establish their rule on the earth?

Amos 5:8

8 He who made the Pleiades and Orion,

and turns deep darkness into the morning

and darkens the day into night,

who calls for the waters of the sea

and pours them out on the surface of the earth,

the Lord is his name;

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Description: Starless with Starnet++ minues large stars masked with GAME script in Pixinsight

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