M45, Pleiades Star Cluster

 

Pleiades

Object:
M45, Pleiades Star Cluster and associated nebuae
Coordinates:
RA = 03h 47m, DEC = +24 07' 
Telescope:
Televue NP-101 (4-inch f/5.4 APO refractor)
Mount:
Losmandy G11 German Equatorial
Guide Scope:
Stellarvue S80/9D refractor supported by a Robin Casady TGAD (Tandem Guidescope Aiming Device)
Guide Camera:
Orion StarShoot AutoGuider with PHD guiding software
Imaging Camera:
QSI 583ws
Filters/Exposures:
Astrodon LRGB --- Six 10-minute exposures each filter, processed in MaximDL and Photoshop
Shooting Location:
Gates County, NC
Date/Time:
25 November 2011  
Comments:
Also visable is Galaxy UGC2838 on the left side of the picture about 1/3 the way down from top and very small.