The Moon and the Pleiades (M45)

This image was taken at 7:30pm on the 17th April, when the Moon had a close grazing occultation of the Pleiades Star Cluster (M45).

The Moon and the Pleiades (M45)

The Moon and the Pleiades (M45)

It was captured at the Mudgee Star Party, using my ED80, modded Canon 40D with WO 0.8x reducer. FL 480mm, f/6, ISO 320, 5 second exposure.

Processed in Photoshop CS4.

Thanks for looking.

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