M45 (Pleiades) Taurus (Hyades)
View of the Pleiades(open star cluster) upper-left and the head portion on Taurus to the right. The bright yellow star is Aldebaran shining at magnitude 0.87 in the Hyades Open Star Cluster.
 
Telescope / Lens 100 f/2.8 Canon Camera Lens
Mount Type Piggyback on Losmandy G11
Camera Canon F-1 with Bright Screen & Angle B magnifier
 Filters 112mm UV
 Film  Kodak ED200 (Slide Film) #07
 Exposure 14 minutes; manual guiding FS/78
 Processing Push 1, Scanned - 4000 dpi, Photoshop
 Date September 7, 2001
 Location Pine Mountain Observatory, next to 24" dome, 30 miles east of Bend, Oregon
 Conditions 6500' magnitude 6+ Skies; Clear, steady

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