|Optics||Borg ED101 at f/5.3|
|Camera||Canon EOS40D modified|
|Filters||IDAS LPS P2|
|Date||Oct 2008-Jan 2009|
|Sky Conditions||mag 5 sky - average|
|Exposure||155x10min at ISO800
total: 25h 10min
|Programs used||IRIS, Registar, PixInsight LE, Photoshop CS4|
|Notes||This image is a three frame mosaic|
The Plejades - also called the Seven Sisters - are a jewel in the winter sky. The young star cluster just passes a
a gas rich area in the milkyway and so we see the blue reflection nebula. The nebula itself is not the molecular the star
member are born off.
Click on the image above for 30% view of the Plejades only.