The Seven Sisters: Known already at the very early time of sky observation this overwhelming cluster can be seen with the naked eye in the constellation of Taurus or the Bull. What is harder to see are the phantastic reflection nebulae around the very young hot stars, blowing with their star winds into the gas and dust from which they were born.

For a higher resolved image of the Pleiades Nebulae click here.



Object The Seven Sisters
Category Open Clusters
Designation M 045
Constellation Taurus
Optics TMB 80 f/6 x 0.8 Tele Vue Reducer/Flattener
Mount Takahashi EM-11
Camera QHY8/ALccd 6c
Exposure 5 x 10min IDAS LPS filter
Calibration No
Guiding Meade DSI Pro II and Skywatcher ED80 as Guide Scope, Guiding Software: Maxim DL
Processing ImagesPlus, Photoshop
Location-Date Mount Ceder, South Africa - 26 Nov 2008
 
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