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Harshwardhan Pathak
El Sauce Observatory, Chile
01/18/2024
01:11 am

Equipment Details:

Telescope: Planewave CDK24
Camera: QHY 600M PRO
Mount: Mathis MI-1250
Filters: Astrodon LRGB

Post-processing Details:

Mosaic stitched-in Astro Pixel Processor
Processed in Pixinsight and Adobe Photoshop

Image Details:

The Pleiades also known as the Seven Sisters, Messier 45, an open star cluster containing middle-aged, hot B-type stars in the north-west of the constellation Taurus. At a distance of about 444 light years, it is among the nearest star clusters to Earth. It is the nearest Messier object to Earth, and is the most obvious cluster to the naked eye in the night sky.

It's a 9-panel mosaic of this region of total integration 5 hours.

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