M45 - The Pleiades

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Constellation: Taurus - The Bull
Type: Open Cluster
Position: RA:03h47m 
Magnitude: 1.2
Exposure: Composite of two images using the LRGB technique.
Both images taken 1/18/04
Luminance: 60 minutes on hypered Tech Pan.
RGB: 60 minutes on Elite Chrome 200.
Processing: Images were aligned in Registar, combined in Photoshop.
Levels, color balance and curves adjusted in Photoshop.
Equipment: Orion 80ED f/7.5 OTA on a Losmandy G-11 Gemini mount.
Guided with an SBIG ST-4 autoguider and Celestron guidescope.
Notes: None.

Locator Chart

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Chart copyright Steven Tuma and Dean Williams - Deepsky 2002

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