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Observation by Steve Knight: Venus + Pleiades

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Steve Knight

Observer

Steve Knight

Observed

2020 Apr 02 - 20:28

Uploaded

2020 Apr 03 - 11:21

Objects

M45
Venus
Conjunction

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Constellation

Taurus

Field centre

RA: 03h47m
Dec: +24°00'
Position angle: +40°25'

Field size

2°57' × 2°28'

Equipment
  • 6D (unmodified)
  • Starwave 70mm f6 doublet refractor
Exposure

x48 1 sec ISO6400 stacked

Location

Banbury

Target name

Venus + M45

Title

Venus + Pleiades

About this image

This morning I decided to have another go processing images incorporating flats.  After a pleasant few minutes taking telescope images of a cloudy sky with white shirt over end of telescope I produced this.  I located a magnitude 12.1 star so Venus is about 4 million times brighter than the dimmest star on this image.

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