Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  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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The Pleiades (M45), 


            Josh Woodward
The Pleiades (M45)
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The Pleiades (M45)

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Imaging telescopes or lenses: Explore Scientific 80 ED TRIPLET F/6 APO

Imaging cameras: ZWO ASI 1600MM Cooled Pro

Mounts: Orion (Synta) Atlas EQ-G

Guiding telescopes or lenses: Explore Scientific 80 ED TRIPLET F/6 APO

Guiding cameras: ZWO ASI 290MM mini

Focal reducers: Explore Scientific 2" Field Flattener

Software: Photoshop CC  ·  PHD2 Guiding  ·  Stellarium  ·  EQMOD  ·  SharpCap  ·  PixInsight 1.8  ·  StellariumScope  ·  Seqence Generator Pro

Filters: ZWO RGB 1.25" Filters

Accessory: OAG  ·  ZWO EFW 8x 1.25"  ·  QHYCCD QHY PoleMaster  ·  Rigel Systems nStep

Dates:Sept. 22, 2019Sept. 23, 2019

ZWO L 1.25": 43x300" (gain: 76.00) -15C bin 1x1
ZWO RGB 1.25" Filters: 130x300" (gain: 76.00) -15C bin 1x1

Integration: 14.4 hours

Darks: ~30

Flats: ~20

Flat darks: ~20

Avg. Moon age: 23.06 days

Avg. Moon phase: 40.43%

Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 2946493

RA center: 3h 47' 10"

DEC center: +24° 3' 39"

Pixel scale: 1.583 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 272.354 degrees

Field radius: 1.176 degrees

Resolution: 4206x3306

Locations: backyard, Chico, CA, United States

Data source: Backyard



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