M45 – Pleiades – 15MP Mosaic in LRGB

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Simon Todd

Haywards Heath

Imaging telescope or lens: SkyWatcher Quattro 8″ F/4 Carbon Fibre Newtonian

Mount: Skywatcher EQ8 Pro
Guiding telescope or lens: Celestron C80ED
Guiding camera: QHYCCD QHY5II-L
Software: Adobe Photoshop 5 CS, Noise Ninja, Maxim DL
Filters: Baader Red 36mm, Baader Luminance 36mm, Baader Blue 36mm, Baader Green 36mm
Accessory: Starlight Xpress EFW 7x36mm

Original Resolution: 4508×3332

Dates: Nov. 6, 2016, Nov. 25, 2016, Nov. 29, 2016, Dec. 3, 2016, Jan. 2, 2017

Frames:
Baader Blue 36mm: 28×300″ -20C bin 1×1
Baader Green 36mm: 28×300″ -20C bin 1×1
Baader Luminance 36mm: 28×300″ -20C bin 1×1
Baader Red 36mm: 28×300″ -20C bin 1×1

Integration: 9.3 hours
Darks: ~25
Flats: ~25
Avg. Moon age: 15.84 days
Avg. Moon phase: 15.09%

M45 Pleiades Cluster Mosaic – 15MP

2017-01-03T00:00:00

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