Also known as the Seven Sisters. A beautiful naked eye star cluster.
Note: This image was chosen as Presidents' Choice for Outstanding Achievement for CCD Deep Sky Imaging
at the 14th Annual Regional Meeting of Amateur Astronomers (aka "BobFest")
Note: This image was chosen ATWB Photo of the Day December 3, 2005
Note: This image won 1st Place 2006 Southern Star Astronomical Convention Imaging Contest for category "CCD Deep Sky"
|Location:||MASP 2005, Robbins, NC|
|Optics:||Orion 80mm ED, 600mm f/7.5|
|Exposure:||18 x 10 min|