[M45, A. Jäger]

Alexander Jäger of the Interessengemeinschaft Astronomie, the amateur astronomers at the University of Constance, Germany. This image was taken with a 300-mm f/2.8 telephoto lens, stopped to f/3.4, and exposed 10 minutes on Scotchchrome 400 film, from Todoque, La Palma, on September 26, 1995, 3:59 UT.

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    [M45, J. Ware]

    Jason Ware's image of M45, the Pleiades star cluster.

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    [M45, 14.5

    Martin Germano obtained this gorgeous b/w image of open cluster M 45, the Pleiades, with a self-made 14.5 inch f/5 Newtonian telescope, stopped to f/6 (12-inch), and exposed 100 minutes on hypered Kodak Tech Pan 2415 film.

    [M45, 8

    A wider view of M 45 (the 'Pleiades'). This fine photograph was taken with an 8-inch f/5 Newtonian, stopped to f/6 (6.67 inches), also by Martin Germano. It was exposed 120 minutes on hypered Kodak Tech Pan 2415.

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    [M45, George Greaney]

    George Greaney obtained this great color image of the Pleiades open star cluster and its associated reflection nebulae.

    This image is a digital composite of four 50-minute exposures on hypered 120 Fuji SHG400. The four original 6X7 negatives were scanned at 2000 dpi using a Polaroid Sprintscan 45. They were then merged using Picture Window 2.0, the resulting composite image was digitally enhanced in Photoshop 5.0.

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  • Rosat X-ray image of the Pleiades

    Hartmut Frommert (spider@seds.org)
    Christine Kronberg (smil@lrz.uni-muenchen.de)

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