The Pleiades by Robin Durant
Robin Durant (Adur Astronomical Society) sent us this image of the Pleiades or M45 taken using his 4 inch refractor and a Canon 450D digital SLR. We are delighted to showcase this wonderful image. Not only does it show Robin’s talent, it also demonstrates beautifully what is achievable under a clear sky (not that we are seeing many of those this winter.
Robin captured this image as with 20 exposures of ten minutes. You can see a full-sized image by clicking on the image below