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M45 - The Pleiades

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About this observation
Observer
Ian Cartwright
Time of observation
23/10/2016 - 02:00
Object
Messier 45
Equipment
Nikon D810A in full frame (FX) mode with coma corrector, Sky-watcher 200PDS, HEQ5 Pro unguided
Exposure
88 images each with exposure 30 secs
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Ian captured this splendid image of the Pleiades (M45) in Taurus on 2016 October 23rd between 00:19 and 02:09 UTC.  It is a stack of 88 images each with exposure 30 seconds at ISO800.

Equipment used was a Nikon D810A in full frame (FX) mode with coma corrector, Sky-watcher 200PDS, HEQ5 Pro unguided.

Conditions were clear with occasional cloud, and seeing was good.

Processing was in PixInsight 1.8 and Lightroom 6.

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