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



    
        

            Roberto Botero
M44 - Beehive Cluster in Cancer - LRGB
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M44 - Beehive Cluster in Cancer - LRGB

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M44 - Beehive Cluster in Cancer - LRGB, 



    
        

            Roberto Botero
M44 - Beehive Cluster in Cancer - LRGB
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M44 - Beehive Cluster in Cancer - LRGB

Equipment

Imaging Telescopes Or Lenses
Astro-Physics 92mm f/6.65 Stowaway · Astro-Physics 152mm f/7.5 Starfire EDF
Imaging Cameras
ZWO ASI2600MC-Pro ASI2600MC · Moravian Instruments G4-16000
Mounts
Astro-Physics 1600GTO
Filters
ZWO RGB · Hutech IDAS LPS P2 50mm square
Accessories
Moravian Instrument External Filter Wheel 7 x 50mm · Astro-Physics 0.8x CCD Telecompressor (92TCC) · Astro-Physics AP 4" Prime Focus Field Flattener S155EDFFF
Software
Voyager · PixInsight 1.8 Ripley
Guiding Telescopes Or Lenses
Baader Planetarium Vario Finder
Guiding Cameras
Atik GP

Acquisition details

Dates:
March 17, 2021 ·  March 19, 2021
Frames:
Hutech IDAS LPS P2 50mm square: 20x300" (1h 40') bin 1x1
ZWO RGB: 36x150" (1h 30') bin 1x1
Integration:
3h 10'
Avg. Moon age:
4.61 days
Avg. Moon phase:
22.65%

Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 4336346

RA center: 08h40m03s.6

DEC center: +19°4221

Pixel scale: 1.578 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 0.591 degrees

Field radius: 1.626 degrees

Resolution: 6172x4113

Locations: Home, Petts Wood, United Kingdom

Data source: Backyard

Description

Another take of the Beehive/Praesepe Cluster in Cancer. Using RGB from the OSC camera on the Stowaway and L from the larger refractor for the main cluster stars.

Previous version here: https://www.astrobin.com/238185/

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Description: RGB data from ASI2600MC on Stowaway

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M44 - Beehive Cluster in Cancer - LRGB, 



    
        

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