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Observation by Peter Tickner: Alcyone and companion stars

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Peter Tickner

Observer

Peter Tickner

Observed

2021 Oct 11 - 03:00

Uploaded

2021 Oct 12 - 22:59

Objects

Alcyone
The Pleiades (M45)

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Constellation

Taurus

Field centre

RA: 03h46m
Dec: +24°05'
Position angle: +27°19'

Field size

0°40' × 0°33'

Equipment
  • Atik 460EX CCD
  • 200mm f/5 Newtonian
  • OAG
  • EQ6 mount
Location

Urban Berkshire

Target name

Alcyone and companions

Title

Alcyone and companion stars

About this image

I'd been intending to capture some mono comet images for a change but due to a technical issue (of my own making!) most turned out unusable.  At the end of the night I cured the technical issue and imaged Alcyone briefly to prove all was well. Alcyone has a strange haunting quality imaged this way.

Peter

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