• Messier 45 in Taurus, Pleiades
  • M45
  • Open cluster M45 with OIII nebulosity in Taurus.
  • The Pleiades or the Seven Sisters.
  • Date:  1 September 2022
  • FOV:  approximately 190' × 120'; the angular size of M45 is about 110'
  • Telescope:  Askar FRA300 pro (300mm f/5 Petzval)
  • Guiding:  ZWO ASI120MM mini mono guide camera,
  • ZWO 30F4 30mm mini guide scope
  • Computer:  ASIair pro Raspberry Pi
  • Mount:  iOptron CEM40
  • Camera:  ZWO ASI071MC Pro Cooled (-10°C) Color CMOS with gain 90
  • Filter:  Baader Light Pollution Moonglow filter with IR cut
  • Stacking:  Thirty-eight 240 second frames using Deep Sky Stacker with 2× drizzle
  • Total Time:  2 hours 32 minutess
  • Processing:  GIMP
  • Location:  Darling Hill Observatory in Vesper, NY