M45 – 15MP Mosaic


Simon Todd

Haywards Heath

Mount: Sky-Watcher EQ8 Pro
Imaging Scope: Sky-Watcher Quattro 8-CF @ F4
Imaging Camera: Atik Cameras 383L+ Cooled to -20C
Filterwheel: Starlight Xpress Ltd 7x36mm EFW
Filters: Baader Planetarium 36mm unmounted LRGB
Guide Scope: Celestron Telescopes C80ED
Guide Camera: Qhyccd QHY5L-II

This is my first ever mosaic, the uploaded image is 60% of the original size as the original image is now 15MP, since @800mm F4 I cannot fit M45 into the field of view