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Venus + Pleiades


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About this observation
Steve Knight
Time of observation
04/04/2020 - 20:02
Venus + M45
Observing location
6D (unmodified)
Starwave 70mm f6 doublet refractor
x777 1 sec exposures, x127 5 sec exposures (ISO6400)

Another ridiculously over exposed image of Venus next to the Pleiades last night from the garden.

I think the dimmest star here is about magnitude 15, ~40 million times dimmer than Venus.  A hint here of M45's nebulosity.

Stacked in Deep Sky Stacker, processed in Pixinsight & Faststone Image Viewer. Cropped.

Total exposure 23 minutes 32 sec (2 beers).

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