Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Cancer (Cnc)  ·  Contains:  Beehive cluster  ·  M 44  ·  NGC 2632  ·  Praesepe
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M44 - Praesepe, 



    
        

            Jussi Kantola
M44 - Praesepe
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M44 - Praesepe

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Sky-Watcher 80ED

Imaging cameras: Canon EOS 400D / Digital Rebel XTi

Mounts: Celestron CG5 ADV-GT

Guiding telescopes or lenses: Sky-Watcher 9x50 finderscope

Guiding cameras: Astrolumina ALccd5.2

Software: PHD guiding  ·  photoshop  ·  AstroTortilla  ·  Nebulosity  ·  APT - Astro Photography Tool

Filters: Baader Planetarium Neodymium & IR-Cut (Moon & Skyglow) 2" filter


Dates:March 16, 2012

Frames: 5x1200"

Integration: 1.7 hours

Avg. Moon age: 23.63 days

Avg. Moon phase: 34.47%


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 137221

RA center: 8h 40' 26"

DEC center: +19° 39' 21"

Pixel scale: 1.958 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: -174.721 degrees

Field radius: 1.248 degrees


Resolution: 620x414

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M44 - Praesepe, 



    
        

            Jussi Kantola