Monday, 10 December 2012

M45



M45 / Pleiades
Constellation - Taurus
Open cluster
Dsiatnce - 407Ly
Mag - 1.5

Date 8/12/12
Seeing - Antoniadi III
SQM 19.8 (LM 5.3)

12x60 Finder
EP 17.3 Delos x14 TFoV 5.32˚

Sketch notes
My 12x60 finder and 17mm Delos gave a very good magnification to see the true shape of M45 which just wasn't capable by using my main scope so I'd say this was the best view I've ever had of it!

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