Messier 45  -  Pleiades

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Object data of M45

Object type: open cluster (I 3 r n) + reflection nebula
Size: 120'
Magnitude: 1,2
Constellation: Tau
Distance: 410 Ly

Exposure data

Date: 2004-10-23  
Location: Schlierbach (400m)
Telescope: TeleVue NP101 (4" Apo f=540mm)
Camera: ST2000XM with CFW8 and SBIG Filters
  Binning: L 1x1  /   RGB 2x2
  Exposure time: L 19x120s / R 3x300s / G 3x132s / B 3x219s
Exposure time total: L 38min    /   RGB 32 min
Notes: 4 days before full moon