The Pleiades

M45 - The Pleiades - Open Cluster with Nebulosity in Taurus

by Bob and Janice Fera

William Optics 4" f/8 Refractor

Yankee Robotics Trifid-2 6303E CCD Camera

Astrodon filters

LRGB composite - 50 minutes each filter

Sub-exposures: 5 min

Image acquired with CCDAutopilot

Processed in CCDOps, MaxIm/DL (with RC-Astro plug-in), Gralak Sigma, PixInsight LE and Adobe Photoshop

Taken December 3, 2005 from Eagle Ridge Observatory, Foresthill, CA

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