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Thursday, 16 February 2012

Video Pleiades (Messier 45 or M45), by astronomical telescope

Pleiades, or "the seven sisters", or "hen with chicks" (Messier 45 or M45), is an open star cluster containing stars of type B middle-aged, located in the constellation Taurus. It is among the closest groups of stars to Earth and is most obvious, seen with the naked eye in the night sky.

Cluster, is dominated by hot blue and very bright stars that were formed in the last 100 million years.

Pleiades are seen in winter on northern hemisphere and in summer on southern hemisphere, and have been known since antiquity to cultures around the world.

This video was made ​​by a camera with a light sensitivity of 3 lux, better than the Sony CX105 wich is of 5 lux. It is edited for a better lookI increased clarity and other levels only slightly.

Video: Victor Lupu
Optics: CelestronC8 "-Newtonian telescope, plossl20mm, 2x Barlow
Mount: CG5 (EQ5)
Device: SonyCX130 at 2x optical zoom
Total Magnification: 200x
Filter: no
Date: 29/01/2012
Location: Baia Mare, Romania
Processing and editing: Sony Vegas 10


C VAL FRENZY said...

Foarte interesant.

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