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M44, The Beehive in LRGB, 



    
        

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M44, The Beehive in LRGB

M44, The Beehive in LRGB, 



    
        

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M44, The Beehive in LRGB

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Explore Scientific ES102ED ES102ED APO

Imaging cameras: Atik 383L+ Mono

Mounts: iOptron CEM60 CEM60

Guiding cameras: Altair Astro 290M

Focal reducers: Stellarvue 0.8X Reducer/Flattener for 102 mm apo

Software: PHD Guiding  ·  Startools  ·  Sequence Generator Pro Seqence Generator Pro

Filters: Baader Planetarium 36mm Luminance  ·  Baader Planetarium Blue 36mm  ·  Baader Planetarium Green 36 mm  ·  Baader Planetarium Red 36mm

Accessory: ZWO OAG  ·  MoonLite CF 2" Motor Focus  ·  ATIK EFW2, 7x36mm


Dates:Jan. 12, 2019

Frames:
Baader Planetarium 36mm Luminance: 8x120" (16') bin 1x1
Baader Planetarium Blue 36mm: 8x120" (16') bin 2x2
Baader Planetarium Green 36 mm: 8x120" (16') bin 2x2
Baader Planetarium Red 36mm: 8x120" (16') bin 2x2

Integration: 1h 4'

Avg. Moon age: 5.75 days

Avg. Moon phase: 32.98%


Astrometry.net job: 2465708

RA center: 8h 40' 31"

DEC center: +19° 44' 34"

Pixel scale: 3.164 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: -42.064 degrees

Field radius: 1.097 degrees


Resolution: 2000x1492

Locations: Home Observatory, Haneytown, New Brunswick, Canada

Data source: Backyard

Description

A pretty little cluster with several extremely small background galaxies. Thanks for looking.

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M44, The Beehive in LRGB, 



    
        

            Scott