Pleiades (#226) reprocessed with stars removed. The seven sisters or Subaru in Japanese is a wonderful cluster with beautiful nebulosity.
Date and location - Oct 7 2007 at Astronomy Hill near Victoria. Equipment - Modifed Canon 350D camera with300mm lens on HEQ5 mount. Exposure - 46 light and 36 darks at f4 and ISO 800. Also 18 flats were used in calibration. Reprocessed in ImagesPlus Pixinsite and Photoshop