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M44 - Beehive Cluster

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Imaging telescopes or lenses: TS Optics Boren-Simon 8" f2.8 PowerNewton Astrograph

Imaging cameras: ZWO ASI1600MM-C

Mounts: SkyWatcher AZ-EQ5 GT  ·  Berlebach Planet

Guiding telescopes or lenses: Orion 70mm Multi-Use Finder

Guiding cameras: ZWO ASI120MM

Focal reducers: ASA - Astro System Austria ASA 2" x0.73 Corrector/Reducer 2KORRR

Software: PixInsight  ·  Main Sequence Software Sequence Generator Pro  ·  PHD2 Guiding  ·  rnc-color-stretch

Filters: ZWO G 1.25"  ·  ZWO B 1.25"  ·  ZWO R 1.25"  ·  ZWO LRGB 1.25"

Accessory: ZWO EFWmini  ·  QHYCCD Polemaster  ·  USB_Focus V3


Dates:April 20, 2017

Frames:
ZWO B 1.25": 60x30" (30') (gain: 139.00) -15C bin 1x1
ZWO G 1.25": 60x30" (30') (gain: 139.00) -15C bin 1x1
ZWO R 1.25": 60x30" (30') (gain: 139.00) -15C bin 1x1

Integration: 1h 30'

Darks: ~25

Flats: ~25

Bias: ~30

Avg. Moon age: 23.16 days

Avg. Moon phase: 39.29%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 5.00


Astrometry.net job: 1554231

RA center: 8h 40' 22"

DEC center: +19° 40' 55"

Pixel scale: 1.286 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: -127.922 degrees

Field radius: 1.011 degrees


Resolution: 4520x3404

Locations: Solothurn, Solothurn, SO, Switzerland

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