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Contains:  Beehive cluster, M 44, NGC 2632, Praesepe
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M44- Praesepe (beehive cluster), 


            Tyler Jackson Welch
M44- Praesepe (beehive cluster)
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M44- Praesepe (beehive cluster)

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Stellarvue SV80ST-FT

Imaging cameras: ZWO ASI1600MM-C

Mounts: CGEM

Guiding telescopes or lenses: ZWO 60/280 GuideScope

Guiding cameras: ASI120MC

Focal reducers: Stellarvue SFF6-25

Software: PixInsight

Filters: ZWO B 36mm  ·  ZWO G 36mm  ·  ZWO R 36mm  ·  ZWO L 36mm

Dates:March 9, 2018

ZWO B 36mm: 40x30"
ZWO G 36mm: 40x30"
ZWO L 36mm: 70x30" (gain: 139.00) -20C
ZWO R 36mm: 40x30"

Integration: 1.6 hours

Avg. Moon age: 22.15 days

Avg. Moon phase: 49.93%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 4.00

Basic astrometry details job: 1984431

RA center: 8h 39' 44"

DEC center: +19° 46' 58"

Pixel scale: 2.015 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 159.964 degrees

Field radius: 1.603 degrees

Resolution: 4572x3448

Locations: Home (backyard), Beaver Dam, WI, United States


my first LRGB image, fairly happy with my results.



Tyler Jackson Welch
License: None (All rights reserved)


  • M44- Praesepe (beehive cluster), 


            Tyler Jackson Welch
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    M44- Praesepe (beehive cluster), 


            Tyler Jackson Welch

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M44- Praesepe (beehive cluster), 


            Tyler Jackson Welch

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