Monday, June 07, 2010
Observing the Pleiades with binoculars

Last winter I made a detailed sketch of the Pleiades (M45) in Taurus. The sketch was made outdoors using a felt-tip pen and white copy paper. Later this spring I scanned the sketch and processed it using Photoshop. The instrument used during the observation was an 8x42 wide angle binocular, with a field of view of 8.2 degrees, mounted on the SkyWindow mirror mount. For a detailed observing report and further background info, please visit my website dedicated to double stars and open clusters, Starobserver.eu

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Posted by Math on 06/07 at 11:36 AM | (0) Comments | filed in: Deepsky binocular | Deepsky observing | Print