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M45 - 2.10.2022 at 02.07 - 2.10.2022 at 02.50 Janakkala, Tervakoski Observation number 109700

Visibility IV / V

Petri Kuossari, Riihimäen tähtit. yhdistys

Vespera was hard at work while I slept on M45 Seulaset.

After the sieves, NGC 2264 was still on the program, but Vespera closed itself when clouds or haze covered the sky.



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Additional information
  • Observation target
    • Deep space object
  • Designation
    • M45
  • Constellation
    • Taurus
  • Weather
    • Pilvilauttoja, kosteutta ja usvaa

  • Darkness
    • Excellent
  • Seeing
    • Good
  • Star clusters and asterisms
    • Open cluster info

      Open cluster is an irregular group of tens or hundreds of stars. It can be visible as separate stars or a bit fuzzy spot with small instrument.

      There is the open cluster M52 on the right edge of the image. The red emission nebula is the Bubble Nebula. Image Jyrki Grönroos.

       

      The open cluster M45 aka Pleyades. Image Juha Parvio.

       

      The pair of the open clusters NGC 869 and NGC 884 aka the Double Cluster in Perseus. Image Lauri Kangas.

       

      M34 is also an open cluster in Perseus. Image Teppo Laitinen.

       

      The Wild Duck Cluster M11 is an exceptional dense open cluster. Image Jaakko Asikainen.

       

       

      The Ptolemy's Cluster M7 is located in a rich-star area of The Milky Way in Sagittarius. Image Toni Veikkolainen.

Technical information

Vaonis Vespera

238 images

Observation duration 39 min

Exposure 10 p

Gain 20 db

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