This is my first image of M45, and I would have liked to have taken it from a dark site but I got tired of waiting for the weather to clear, so here it is.
Imaging telescope: Celestron Edge HD 9.25"
Imaging camera:QHYCCD QHY12
Mount:Astro-Physics Mach1AP GTO CP4
Guiding telescope:Baader Planetarium Vario Finder 10x60
Guiding camera:S tarlight Express Lodestar X2
Focal reducer: Starizona HyperStar 3
Software:Main Sequence Software Seqence Generator Pro, Adobe Photoship CC, PHD2 Guiding, PixInsight
Location: Richardson, TX (Dallas suburb)
Exposure: 3.2 hours (20x10 minutes)
Edited by gcardona, 07 December 2018 - 12:14 AM.