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Mars, the Pleiades and the California Nebula

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Observer
Simon Dawes
Time of observation
04/04/2019 - 20:40
Object
Mars, the Pleiades and the California Nebula
Observing location
Kelling Heath, England
Equipment
50mm Lens F4
Canon EOS 600D (Full Spectrum Mod)
CLSCCD clip-in filter
iOptron Star Tracker
Exposure
84 minutes (30s subs)
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Mars, the Pleiades and the California Nebula, taken on 2019-04-04.

At this time of year, Taurus sets quite early so getting a good image was difficult, in the end Astro Pixel Processor came to the rescue removing all the gradients that were in the image as a result of the low elevation.

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Simon Dawes's picture

There appears to be some dark nebulosity bisecting M45 and the California Nebula, does any one know if this is real or a processing artifact? 

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