M45 - 20031227

20031227 M045


M45, the Pleiades, or Seven Sisters is an open star cluster with faint reflection nebulosity around it.

Constellation that it's located in: Taurus

Imaging Site: My back-yard in San Diego, Ca.

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Date: 27 Dec 2003

Scope and f/: Takahashi FSQ-106N at f/5.

Mount: I didn't record.

Guiding: SBIG STV Deluxe.

Camera: Canon 10D at ISO 400.

Camera temperature: N/A

Camera binning: N/A

Number of sub-images and exposure: Forty-four 300-second exposures.

Filters: Parks LPF.

Image Calibration: Dark

Planning, control, capture and processing with: ImagesPlus and Photoshop.

Images may be used for personal and/or educational use only.