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M 44 Beehive open cluster in Cancer, 



    
        

            Alex Iezkhoff
M 44 Beehive open cluster in Cancer
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M 44 Beehive open cluster in Cancer

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Imaging telescopes or lenses: Sky-Watcher 80 ED BD semi apo

Imaging cameras: Atik 383 L+ color

Mounts: Sky-Watcher AZ EQ6-GT

Guiding telescopes or lenses: Baader Planetarium Vario Finder 10x60

Focal reducers: Skywatcher .85x Focal Reducer & Corrector

Software: Silicon Fields StarTools 1.3  ·  Maxim DL5  ·  PixInsight LE

Filters: Baaader Moon and Skyglow

Accessory: atik filter wheel


Dates:Jan. 22, 2015March 17, 2015March 23, 2015

Frames:
Baaader Moon and Skyglow: 14x120" -30C bin 1x1
Baaader Moon and Skyglow: 24x180" -30C bin 1x1
Baaader Moon and Skyglow: 8x240" -30C bin 1x1

Integration: 2.2 hours

Darks: ~21

Flats: ~21

Bias: ~50

Avg. Moon age: 10.63 days

Avg. Moon phase: 10.37%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 8.00


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 581909

RA center: 8h 40' 12"

DEC center: +19° 58' 40"

Pixel scale: 2.134 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: -179.759 degrees

Field radius: 1.202 degrees


Resolution: 620x466

Locations: Home Balcony Observatory, Svetlovodsk, Ukraine

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M 44 Beehive open cluster in Cancer, 



    
        

            Alex Iezkhoff