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Observation by Steve Brown: Mars between the Hyades and Pleiades

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Steve Brown

Observer

Steve Brown

Observed

2021 Mar 11 - 20:58

Uploaded

2021 Apr 10 - 14:29

Objects

Mars
The Hyades (Collinder 50)
The Pleiades (M45)

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Constellation

Taurus

Field centre

RA: 04h10m
Dec: +20°45'
Position angle: +34°34'

Field size

25° × 14°

Equipment
  • Canon 600D DSLR
Exposure

8 second exposure, f/2.8, ISO-1600, 24mm focal length

Location

North Yorkshire

Target name

Mars

Title

Mars between the Hyades and Pleiades

About this image

I used a double fog 3 filter when taking this shot to bring out the colours of the brighter objects more.

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