Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Contains:  Maia nebula  ·  Merope nebula  ·  NGC 1432  ·  NGC 1435  ·  The star Celaeno (16Tau)  ·  The star Electra (17Tau)  ·  The star Merope (23Tau)  ·  The star Sterope I (21Tau)  ·  The star Taygeta (19Tau)  ·  The star ηTau
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M45

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Imaging telescopes or lenses: TEC 140 APO ED

Imaging cameras: QHY5L-II  ·  ZWO ASI1600MM-Cool

Mounts: AZ-EQ6

Guiding telescopes or lenses: TEC 140 APO ED

Guiding cameras: QHY5L-II

Focal reducers: Astro-Physics QUAD TCC 0.72x

Software: Seqence Generator Pro  ·  PHD Lab Phd 2.6.3  ·  StarTools v1.4.316

Filters: Astrodon LRGB 1.25" E series Gen 2

Accessory: Starizona Microtouch Autofocuser  ·  Celestron OAG  ·  Starlight Xpress Filter-wheel 7x36mm


Dates:Nov. 22, 2019

Frames: 61x120"

Integration: 2.0 hours

Avg. Moon age: 24.99 days

Avg. Moon phase: 21.55%


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 3090890

RA center: 3h 46' 22"

DEC center: +24° 7' 51"

Pixel scale: 1.573 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 265.481 degrees

Field radius: 0.734 degrees


Resolution: 2739x1948

Locations: Backyard, Saline, Michigan, United States

Data source: Backyard

Description

M45 - Windy night.
51x120s

52 min Red
30 min green
40 min blue
16 flat, 16 darkflat, 12 dark

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Description: Added star spikes to the brighter stars to compensate for the window reflections in the ASI1600. Let me know if version D or version E is preferred. Thanks.

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Description: Reprocessed with Topaz tools

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