M45, Pleiades Star Cluster

 

M45

Object:
M45, Pleiades Star Cluster and associated nebulae
Coordinates:
RA = 03h 47m, DEC = +24 07' 
Telescope:
Televue NP-101 (4-inch f/5.4 APO refractor)
Mount:
Losmandy G11 German Equatorial
Guide Scope:
Stellarvue S80/9D refractor supported by a Robin Casady TGAD (Tandem Guidescope Aiming Device)
Guide Camera:
Orion StarShoot AutoGuider with PHD guiding software
Imaging Camera:
Canon 20Da
Filters/Exposures:
Five 5-minute exposures @ ISO 800, stacked and processed in Photoshop
Shooting Location:
Gates County, NC
Date/Time:
04 October 2008, 08:30 UTC
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