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Contains:  Maia nebula, NGC 1432, The star ηTau, The star Merope (23Tau), The star Taygeta (19Tau), The star Electra (17Tau), The star Celaeno (16Tau)
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M-45 Central Area, 





    
        

            Ray Morris
M-45 Central Area

M-45 Central Area

Technical card

Imaging telescope or lens:CELESTRON 8

Imaging camera:Canon DSLR EOS 60da

Mount:CGEM

Guiding telescope or lens:Orion 80mm Short Tube

Guiding camera:Celestron NexGuide

Focal reducer:Starizona SCT Corrector f/7.5

Software:DeepSkyStackerO'Telescope BackyardEOSAdobe Photoshop CS3

Resolution: 1550x1426

Dates:Sept. 12, 2012

Frames: 16x360" ISO1600

Integration: 1.6 hours

Darks: ~4

Avg. Moon age: 25.81 days

Avg. Moon phase: 14.86%

Astrometry.net job: 2918591

RA center: 3h 46' 5"

DEC center: +24° 9' 57"

Pixel scale: 1.579 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 157.119 degrees

Field radius: 0.462

Locations: Douglas Springs Trailhead, Tucson, AZ, Tucson, Arizona, United States

Data source: Backyard

Description

The heart of the cluster

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Ray Morris
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M-45 Central Area, 





    
        

            Ray Morris

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