Location of Photo:
Cherry Springs State Park, Cherry Springs PA
Date/Time of photo:
Oct 1st & 2nd, 2021
Equipment used: Imaging scope: SkyWatcher Esprit 80 triplet refractor telescope Mount: iOptron CEM40 mount Guidescope: Stellarvue F50 50mm guidescope Imaging camera: ZWO ASI071 Pro cooled camera Guide camera: ZWO ASI120 monochrome guide/planetary camera Auto Focuser: ZWO EAF
The Pleiades is an open star cluster containing middle aged, B-Type stars in the north-west of the constellation Taurus. This image was acquired during the Black Forest Star Party in Cherry Springs Park, Cherry Springs Pennsylvania. This is a total of 2 hours, 45 minutes of integration time. Acquisition software used: AstroPhotographyTool for image plan, PHD2 software used for guiding. Processing software used: Pixinsight and LightRoom.