Merope and it´s Dust Cloud IC 349 (Tau)

 

Technical data:    This image was done in cooperation with the Capella-Obseratory team

                           24"f/8 Cassegrain with SBIG STL11000 for L, 15"f/8 Newtonian with ST10XME and AstroDon filter set for RGB

                           LRGB (L=8x300s; R=10x30s; G=10x30s; B=10x30s; all unbinned)

                           FWHM of this image is 1,25" in the summed L-file

                           Authors: Volker Wendel, Stefan Binnewies, Josef Pöpsel

                           Click HERE to get a higher resolved view of Merope and IC349

The image below shows the famous Hubble shot of IC349 (source: Image Credit: NASA and The Hubble Heritage Team (STScI/AURA)

 

 

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