Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Taurus (Tau)  ·  Contains:  Barnard's Merope Nebula  ·  IC 341  ·  IC 349  ·  IC 353  ·  IC 354  ·  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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M45 13x300s, 



    
        

            Craig Bobchin
M45 13x300s
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M45 13x300s

Getting plate-solving status, please wait...
M45 13x300s, 



    
        

            Craig Bobchin
M45 13x300s
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M45 13x300s

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: William Optics WhiteCat 51

Imaging cameras: Pentax K-1

Mounts: LOSMANDY G-11 Gemini 1 Losmandy G-11

Guiding telescopes or lenses: ZWO 30mm f/4 Guide Scope

Guiding cameras: Lacerta M-Gen III

Software: Adobe Photoshop CC 2018 Photoshop  ·  Astro Pixel Processor


Dates:Nov. 20, 2020

Frames: 13x300" (1h 5')

Integration: 1h 5'

Avg. Moon age: 5.74 days

Avg. Moon phase: 32.91%


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 4325945

RA center: 03h46m44s.6

DEC center: +23°4836

Pixel scale: 4.057 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 85.176 degrees

Field radius: 3.411 degrees


Resolution: 4983x3438

Data source: Backyard

Description

This is a reprocess of a shot I took last year.

Pentax K-1 and William Optics Whitecat 51

13x300s

ISO 400

Losmandy G-11 Guided ny Lacerta MGEN III

Calibrated aligned and stacked in Astro Pixel Processor

Stretching done in APP

Moved to Photoshop and final processing done using Astro Panel and Astronomy tools

NOise reduction and sharpening done in Topaz AI sharpen and AI Noise.

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M45 13x300s, 



    
        

            Craig Bobchin

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