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M44 - Beehive Cluster, 



    
        

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M44 - Beehive Cluster

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M44 - Beehive Cluster, 



    
        

            Richard Kelley
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M44 - Beehive Cluster

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Stellarvue SV102T 714 mm, f7

Imaging cameras: ZWO ASI 294MC-C PRO

Mounts: iOptron iEQ30 Pro

Guiding telescopes or lenses: Orion 60mm Guide Scope

Guiding cameras: ZWO ASI290MM mini

Focal reducers: Stellarvue SFF3-25-48 flat-field corrector (1.0x)

Software: Ripley PixInsight 1.8.6  ·  DSS  ·  DXO PhotoLab  ·  PHD2 Guiding 2.6.5

Filters: L-Pro 2"


Dates:Feb. 27, 2019

Frames: 55x120" (1h 50') (gain: 120.00)

Integration: 1h 50'

Darks: ~27

Flats: ~34

Bias: ~22

Avg. Moon age: 23.09 days

Avg. Moon phase: 40.04%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 7.00


Astrometry.net job: 2559397

RA center: 8h 40' 14"

DEC center: +19° 42' 46"

Pixel scale: 1.338 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: -21.740 degrees

Field radius: 0.932 degrees


Resolution: 2822x4144

Locations: Backyard, Silver Spring, MD, United States

Data source: Backyard

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M44 - Beehive Cluster, 



    
        

            Richard Kelley