Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Taurus (Tau)  ·  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
Pleiades Star Cluster (M45), 



    
        

            Mark Forteath
Pleiades Star Cluster (M45)
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Pleiades Star Cluster (M45)

Pleiades Star Cluster (M45), 



    
        

            Mark Forteath
Pleiades Star Cluster (M45)
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Pleiades Star Cluster (M45)

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: William Optics Star 71 II

Imaging cameras: ZWO ASI1600MM Pro

Guiding cameras: ZWO ASI290MC

Software: PixInsight  ·  PHD 2  ·  APT  ·  Adobe Systems Inc. Photoshop CC 2019

Filters: ZWO R 1.25" optimized for ASI1600  ·  ZWO B 1.25" optimized for ASI1600  ·  ZWO L 1.25" optimized for ASI1600

Accessory: Orion Dew Zapper Orion Controller and Heating Bands


Dates:Nov. 19, 2019

Frames:
ZWO B 1.25" optimized for ASI1600: 60x30" (30') (gain: 139.00) -20C bin 1x1
ZWO G 1.25" optimized for ASI1600: 60x30" (30') (gain: 139.00) -20C bin 1x1
ZWO L 1.25" optimized for ASI1600: 60x30" (30') (gain: 139.00) -20C bin 1x1
ZWO R 1.25" optimized for ASI1600: 60x30" (30') (gain: 139.00) -20C bin 1x1

Integration: 2h

Darks: ~80

Flats: ~80

Bias: ~400

Avg. Moon age: 21.75 days

Avg. Moon phase: 54.26%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 4.00

Temperature: 8.00


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 3067411

RA center: 3h 47' 4"

DEC center: +24° 8' 31"

Pixel scale: 2.264 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 267.738 degrees

Field radius: 1.484 degrees


Resolution: 3144x3520

Locations: Home Observatory, Wynyard, Tasmania, Australia

Data source: Backyard

Description

The Pleiades Star Cluster (M45) in LRGB

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Pleiades Star Cluster (M45), 



    
        

            Mark Forteath