M45 - Pleiades (Seven Sisters)               (image above is reduced-size | other sizes:  medium , original)

Distance:  400 light years

Telescope Takahashi FS-60C @ f/6.2
Mount Takahashi EM200 Temma II
Camera QSI 690wsg @ -10C
Filters Astrodon Tru-Balance I-Series LRGB Gen 2
Guider SX Lodestar
Settings 24x5min L (bin1x1); 4x5min ea RGB (bin2x2); AstroArt5, CS4, PI (cropped, 10xdarks/flats/fdarks/bias)

25 Sep 2020 - Las Cruces, NM

PUBLISHED as "Reflector" magazine COVER PHOTO: (!!!)

AND:  Selected by space organizer to have this image of Pleiades sent onboard a Vulcan rocket and my image will be sent to the Moon!!!

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