Pleiades Cluster M45

Object(s): M45 Coordinates: RA=3hr48.3min, DEC=24°8.3min Constellation: Taurus
Telescope: TV-85 at f/5.6 Camera: Parsec 8300M Exposures: 20x500sR, 19x500sG, 18x500sB
Location: La Verendrye airstrip, Quadeville Road Date(s): September-November, 2011 FOV: 130x100 arcmin
Notable images:

Captured over 3 rare and widely separated nights of clear air with no moon this Fall. This image appeared as the photo cover of the April 2012 issue of the Royal Astronomical Society of Canada Journal. A capture of the cover is here.

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