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Photographer:

Will Davis

Email:

daviswill7@gmail.com

Location of Photo:

Tucson, Arizona

Date/Time of photo:

04:00 UT, 03-28-2011

Equipment:

An Olympus C-750 UZ digital camera, on a Sunpak photo tripod, with a 2.3x super telephoto lens. Exposure time: 5 seconds, at f/2.8, ISO 50.

Description:

M45 ,(The Pleiades), star cluster in Taurus, on a windy night close to the horizon, setting about two hours later. M45 is one of the closest open clusters at a distance of about 400 light years, and also one of the brightest.

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