Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Taurus (Tau)  ·  Contains:  11 Tau  ·  13.88  ·  16 Tau  ·  17 Tau  ·  18 Tau  ·  187 Lamberta  ·  19 q Tau  ·  20 Tau  ·  21 Tau  ·  22 Tau  ·  23 Tau  ·  24 Tau  ·  25 eta Tau  ·  26 Tau  ·  27 Tau  ·  28 Tau  ·  Alcyone  ·  Atlas  ·  Barnard's Merope Nebula  ·  Celaeno  ·  Electra  ·  IC 341  ·  IC 349  ·  IC 353  ·  IC 354  ·  M 45  ·  Maia  ·  Maia Nebula  ·  Merope  ·  Merope Nebula  ·  And 14 more.
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Messier 45, 



    
        

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Messier 45

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Messier 45, 



    
        

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Messier 45

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Borg 55FL

Imaging cameras: Pentax K-3

Mounts: iOptron CEM25P

Guiding cameras: MGEN II

Software: Adobe Photoshop 2020  ·  Aries Productions Astro Pixel Precessor


Dates:Sept. 19, 2020

Frames: 36x240" (2h 24') ISO800

Integration: 2h 24'

Bias: 30

Avg. Moon age: 2.36 days

Avg. Moon phase: 6.19%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 4.00


RA center: 03h47m05s.72

DEC center: +24°0917.5

Pixel scale: 3.941 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: -89.565 degrees

Field radius: 3.639 degrees

More info:Open 


Resolution: 5578x3622

Data source: Backyard

Description

Here's M45 from a couple weeks ago taken from my front yard. I didn't use any darks or flats, only bias on this. Mainly because I have no matching darks and I was too tired to remember to get my flats.

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Messier 45, 



    
        

            Scotty Bishop