Pleiades (The Seven Sisters)

Posted by Dan Kearl on Sun Oct 03, 2021 11:28 pm

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Nearest visible Star cluster to Earth, the famous Messier 45, famous in culture folklore throughout the world.
Imaged Oct. 1 at Prineville reservoir, Oregon, Bortle 2
About 2 hour of image time
Nikon D610 (modified), 300 f2.8 w 1.4 tc on EQM mount.
PP in Asropixel, Capture one and Affinity Photo.

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by david fletcher on Mon Oct 04, 2021 1:06 am
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Stunning image Dan. Out of this world doesn't do it justice.
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by Carol Clarke on Mon Oct 04, 2021 7:46 am
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I am speechless!!!! Truly amazing, Dan.

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by Scott Fairbairn on Mon Oct 04, 2021 10:37 am
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Gorgeous image Dan, how did you get the cross shape on the stars? Software or did you put monofilament line across the front of the lens. Btw, did you know Subaru's symbol on their cars is Pleides?

by Dan Kearl on Mon Oct 04, 2021 10:49 am
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Thanks all for the nice comments..
Scott, I use guitar string and duct tape it across my lens cover.

by E.J. Peiker on Mon Oct 04, 2021 12:14 pm
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Oh wow, so cool!

by John Labrenz on Mon Oct 04, 2021 11:03 pm
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That is amazing

by Cynthia Crawford on Tue Oct 05, 2021 4:43 am
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Spectacular!! I especially like the glow around the more prominent stars. Congratulations!
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