M45 - The Pleiades - in Taurus

The Pleiades

M45 - The Pleiades in Taurus

Much has been written on this cluster. It has been known since antiquity. It is easily visible with the unaided eye from all but the most light polluted skies. Here are two articles for those who would like to read more:



Scope: Astro-Physics AP155EDF
Mount: Paramount MX
Camera: Moravian Instruments G4 (16803) with Astrodon Gen II LRGB filters
RGB 9/11/14 x 10 min R/G/B
Lucknow, Ontario, Canada
November, 2020
Captured with TSX and CCD-Commander
Processed in PixInsight (calibration, stacking, colour calibration) and then Photoshop CC 2021