The Pleiades (M45)

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The Pleiades (M45)
Éder Iván
IC 349, Merope Nebula
Hi-res crop

The small reflection nebula IC 349 (discovered by E. E. Barnard in 1891) close to Merope is well resolved on the right image (200% size).

A high resolution crop can also be seen on the right (click for full resolution).

Image details

300/1200 Newton, 3" Wynne (1130mm effective focal length)
Home-modified Canon EOS 5DmkII
Fornax 51 + Boxdörfer DynoStar
72/500 refractor, Lacerta-MGen autoguider
Exposure time, filters:
18x10 min ISO400
Location, date:
Ágasvár (Mount Matra), Hungary;  2009.09.20.
Observing conditions:
Transparency: 4/10, Seeing: 7/10, Temperature: +11°C
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