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M44 The BeeHive Cluster, 



    
        

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M44 The BeeHive Cluster

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M44 The BeeHive Cluster, 



    
        

            Bob J
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M44 The BeeHive Cluster

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Stellarvue SRV102T Raptor

Imaging cameras: Starlight Xpress Trius SX-694 Mono

Mounts: Celestron CGE Pro

Guiding telescopes or lenses: Orion Short Tube 80

Guiding cameras: Starlight Xpress Lodestar x2

Focal reducers: Stellarvue SFFR102-25

Software: PixInsight 1.8  ·  Sequence Generator Pro  ·  PHD 2  ·  PhotoShop C4

Filters: Astronomik Blue 1.25"  ·  Astronomik Green 1.25"  ·  Astronomik Red 1.25"  ·  Astronomik Lum 1.25"

Accessory: Starizona MicroTouch Autofocuser  ·  SX USB Filter Wheel


Dates:Jan. 5, 2016

Frames:
Astronomik Blue 1.25": 10x180" (30') -35C bin 1x1
Astronomik Green 1.25": 10x180" (30') -35C bin 1x1
Astronomik Lum 1.25": 10x300" (50') -35C bin 1x1
Astronomik Red 1.25": 10x180" (30') -35C bin 1x1

Integration: 2h 20'

Darks: ~20

Bias: ~50

Avg. Moon age: 25.07 days

Avg. Moon phase: 20.86%


Astrometry.net job: 942465

RA center: 8h 40' 6"

DEC center: +19° 44' 49"

Pixel scale: 1.617 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 26.123 degrees

Field radius: 0.742 degrees


Resolution: 2590x2052

Data source: Backyard

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M44 The BeeHive Cluster, 



    
        

            Bob J