Description: - A bright
naked eye open cluster of young stars in Taurus. Famously known
as the Plieades or Seven Sisters, who in Western Lore are
running away from hunter Orion and his two dogs. This is my
first crack at this one and I didn't go deep enough to get the
very faint gauzy dirty brown parts.
AP92Stowaway refractor w 92FF giving 644mm focal length at f/7.
Camera: SBIG STT-8300M @ -35C
Exposure: 7 Red, 7 Green and 6
Blue sub exposures of 7.5min each for 150minutes total through
Baader RGB filters
Date: 2023-09-17 at 13C and
Location: a friend's private
acreage near Cayley, Alberta under Bortle 4 skies
Processed in PixInsight with NoiseXT and BlurXT, then
finished in Adobe Photoshop.