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Contains:  Praesepe, M 44, Beehive cluster, NGC 2632, The star Asellus Australis (δCnc), The star Asellus Borealis (γCnc), Part of the constellation Cancer (Cnc)
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M44, Beehive Cluster, 





    
        

            Björn Hoffmann
M44, Beehive Cluster

M44, Beehive Cluster

Technical card

Resolution: 2000x1333

Dates:March 14, 2018

Frames: 100x30" ISO800

Integration: 0.8 hours

Darks: ~20

Flats: ~20

Bias: ~20

Avg. Moon age: 26.63 days

Avg. Moon phase: 9.20%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 4.00

Temperature: 2.00

Astrometry.net job: 1969846

RA center: 130.248 degrees

DEC center: 19.912 degrees

Pixel scale: 6.517 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 264.272 degrees

Field radius: 2.176 degrees

Description

From a dark place, you can see this open star cluster with the bare eye.

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License: Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs Creative Commons
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M44, Beehive Cluster, 





    
        

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