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M44 - The Beehive Cluster, 


            Gordon Hansen
M44 - The Beehive Cluster
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M44 - The Beehive Cluster

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Stellarvue SVQ100

Imaging cameras: Canon 6D modified

Mounts: Losmandy G11 Gemini 2

Guiding telescopes or lenses: William Optics Zenith 66

Guiding cameras: Starlight Express Lodestar

Software: PixInsight 1.8 Ripley  ·  Photoshop CC2018  ·  Software Bisque Sky X Pro Camera Add ON

Dates:Jan. 3, 2019

8x180" ISO800 bin 1x1
8x30" ISO800 bin 1x1
17x300" ISO800 bin 1x1

Integration: 1.9 hours

Avg. Moon age: 27.16 days

Avg. Moon phase: 6.20%

Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 2476745

RA center: 8h 39' 56"

DEC center: +19° 41' 13"

Pixel scale: 5.457 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 357.685 degrees

Field radius: 2.085 degrees

Resolution: 2306x1500

Locations: Woodhaven Observatory, Woodhaven, Michigan, United States

Data source: Backyard



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M44 - The Beehive Cluster, 


            Gordon Hansen