M45 - The Pleiades: The Pleiades are a famous cluster of young, bright blue stars embedded in a cloud of gas and dust, aka a reflection nebula. Also called the "Seven Sisters" after the number of stars that can be seen with the naked eye (some naked eyes anyway...personally I can only see 5!).

  • Date: 10/02/2005
  • Scope: Epsilon 160
  • Mount: EM-200
  • Camera: SXV-M25C
  • Exposure: 90 min (5 min subs)