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M44: The Beehive Cluster (2012)

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M44: The Beehive Cluster (2012), 



    
        

            Kurt Johnston
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M44: The Beehive Cluster (2012)

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Takahashi FSQ-85 edx Takahashi FSQ-85

Imaging cameras: QSI 583wsg

Mounts: Takahashi NJP Temma 2

Guiding cameras: Starlight Xpress Lodestar

Software: PixInsight  ·  Photoshop CS6 Adobe Photoshop

Filters: Luminance  ·  Astrodon Blue Tru-Balance E-Series Gen 2 Astrodon Blue  ·  Astrodon Green Tru-Balance E-Series Gen 2 Astrodon Green  ·  Astrodon Red Tru-Balance E-Series Gen 2 Astrodon Red


Dates:April 19, 2012

Frames:
Astrodon Blue Tru-Balance E-Series Gen 2 Astrodon Blue: 1x600" (10') -15C bin 1x1
Astrodon Green Tru-Balance E-Series Gen 2 Astrodon Green: 1x600" (10') -15C bin 1x1
Astrodon Red Tru-Balance E-Series Gen 2 Astrodon Red: 1x600" (10') -15C bin 1x1
Luminance: 1x600" (10') -15C bin 1x1

Integration: 40'

Avg. Moon age: 27.90 days

Avg. Moon phase: 2.99%


Astrometry.net job: 3740218

RA center: 8h 39' 29"

DEC center: +19° 43' 17"

Pixel scale: 2.473 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 89.094 degrees

Field radius: 1.403 degrees


Resolution: 3262x2455

Locations: Texas Star Party, Fort Davis, Texas, United States

Data source: Traveller

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M44: The Beehive Cluster (2012), 



    
        

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