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Observation by John Bell: The Hyades

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John Bell

Observer

John Bell

Observed

2018 Oct 06 - 22:33

Uploaded

2018 Oct 25 - 14:23

Objects

The Hyades (Collinder 50)

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Constellation

Taurus

Field centre

RA: 04h26m
Dec: +16°55'
Position angle: +7°47'

Field size

6°32' × 7°19'

Equipment
  • 200mm f2.8
  • SonyA7S
  • iso3400
Exposure

Single 15 second exposure f2.8

Location

Craven Arms, Shropshire

Target name

The Hyades

Title

The Hyades

About this image

Milton Keynes AS trip to Shropshire. This night was very clear, although dew was a problem. I had various problems (mostly polar alignment) and 15sec was the longest exposure I could rely on. I did a stack but to be honest the single exposure was very nearly as good.

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