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Contains:  Praesepe, M 44, Beehive cluster, NGC 2632
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The BeeHive, 


            Stacy Spear
The BeeHive

The BeeHive

Technical card

Resolution: 4540x3310

Dates:Feb. 5, 2018

Frames: 60x20"

Integration: 0.3 hours

Avg. Moon age: 20.08 days

Avg. Moon phase: 71.34%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 8.00

Mean SQM: 19.80 job: 1920894

RA center: 130.174 degrees

DEC center: 19.822 degrees

Pixel scale: 1.446 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 262.271 degrees

Field radius: 1.128 degrees


The first of my first light images with my QHY163M, OAG, Lodestar X2, and the new photon grabber, TV NP101is.

Not a lot of data in this one but that was intentional and it came out very well considering.



Stacy Spear
License: Attribution-NonCommercial Creative Commons

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The BeeHive, 


            Stacy Spear

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