Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Cancer (Cnc)  ·  Contains:  Beehive  ·  M 44  ·  NGC 2632  ·  Praesepe Cluster
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M44 in LRGB, 



    
        

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M44 in LRGB
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M44 in LRGB

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M44 in LRGB, 



    
        

            Kathy Walker
M44 in LRGB
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M44 in LRGB

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Orion 200mm f/4 Newtonian astrograph

Imaging cameras: Atik 383L+ mono

Mounts: CEM60

Guiding telescopes or lenses: KW Telescopes KWIQ Guider

Guiding cameras: QHY5

Software: Pixinsight 1.8

Filters: Astrodon RGB  ·  Luminance

Accessory: TeleVue Paracorr Type 2


Dates:Feb. 21, 2021

Frames:
Astrodon Luminance: 10x300" (50') bin 1x1
Astrodon RGB: 30x120" (1h) bin 2x2

Integration: 1h 50'

Avg. Moon age: 8.93 days

Avg. Moon phase: 66.16%


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 4242268

RA center: 08h40m13s.7

DEC center: +19°3603

Pixel scale: 1.203 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 0.199 degrees

Field radius: 0.688 degrees


Resolution: 3292x2476

Data source: Backyard

Description

M44 Praesepe, a.k.a. the Beehive Cluster

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M44 in LRGB, 



    
        

            Kathy Walker