My newest image of the Pleiades, taken in the wee hours of the morning. This is a two second exposure using the Afocal technique. Here, I used a 2" 40mm Erfle with my 8" F/6 dob, giving more than enough to frame all seven of the sisters and many of the other stars in the cluster.
45 stars in 2 seconds Image created: Aug 17, 2006
Image posted: Aug 21, 2006