Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Contains:  Beehive cluster  ·  M 44  ·  NGC 2632  ·  Part of the constellation Cancer (Cnc)  ·  Praesepe  ·  The star 20Cnc  ·  The star Asellus Australis (δCnc)  ·  The star Asellus Borealis (γCnc)  ·  The star ηCnc  ·  The star θCnc
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M44 Beehive Cluster, 


            Mario Gromke
M44 Beehive Cluster
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M44 Beehive Cluster

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Sigma Art 135 mm F1.8 DG

Imaging cameras: Canon EOS 60Da

Mounts: Skywatcher Star Adventurer

Software: Pleiades Astrophoto PixInsight 1.8 Ripley

Dates:March 7, 2019

Frames: 97x30" ISO640

Integration: 0.8 hours

Darks: ~50

Bias: ~50

Avg. Moon age: 0.76 days

Avg. Moon phase: 0.64%

Temperature: 6.00

Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 2573026

RA center: 8h 40' 4"

DEC center: +19° 15' 32"

Pixel scale: 6.672 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 34.504 degrees

Field radius: 5.171 degrees

Resolution: 4578x3189

Locations: VSMT (Very Small Markkleeberg Telescope) :-), Markkleeberg, Sachsen, Germany

Data source: Backyard


f / 2.8 some clouds and 3min of rain :-(



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M44 Beehive Cluster, 


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