Observation by Martin Butcher: M45 - Pleiades
2010 Nov 10 - 00:07
2021 Mar 26 - 16:42
Position angle: -1°40'
2°23' × 1°35'
- Meade LX-90 8" telescope fitted to its field tripod by an equatorial wedge.
- LX-90 Periodic Error Correction enabled.
- Dew Removal straps fitted to telescope and camera lens
- Telescope driven but unguided
- Stock Canon 40D with 200mm f/2.8 lens stopped down to f/4
- Telescope and camera powered by Mains Power.
One hundred and one sub-exposures each of 60 seconds taken at ISO1600.
Isle of Colonsay
M45 - The Pleiades
M45 - Pleiades