M45 - The Pleiades

Technical data:
Scope:   Borg 100ED F6.4 (with multi-flattener)
Mount: Losmandy G11
Guider: SBIG STV / Borg 76ED @ F6.6
Camera: Planet Town 6x7 vacuum-back astro camera (Pentax lens coupling)
Film: Kodak E200 (+2 push)
Exposure: 63 minutes
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This image was shot in two segments (9-minute interruption due to clouds), and was eventually cut short due to more clouds entering this part of the sky.

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