Scope Diagram Astrocamera.Net - Astrophotography by Dave Kodama

M45 - The Pleiades

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.

Photo info
  • Date/Time: 20 Oct. 2001
  • Location: Vanishing Point Observatory
  • Camera: Planet Town 6x7 vacuum-back astro camera (Pentax lens coupling)
  • Exposure: 63 minutes
  • Lens/Scope: Borg 100ED F6.4 (with multi-flattener)
  • Film: Kodak E200 (+2 push)
  • Mount: Losmandy G11
  • Guiding: SBIG STV / Borg 76ED @ F6.6
  • Image Processing: Photoshop