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M45, the Pleiades, the Seven Sisters, HyperStar 3

M45, HyperStar 3

Date: December 5, 2007

Telescope: Celestron 8 XLT f/2 on CGE mount

Camera: Starlight Xpress SXV-H9C

Exposure: 25 2-min subframes (50 min total) guided with Meade DSI pro and piggybacked Meade DSX-90 at f/13.8 using PHD guiding.

Comments: HyperStar 3 lens. Baader UV/IR cut filter

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