Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Cancer (Cnc)  ·  Contains:  35 Cnc  ·  38 Cnc  ·  39 Cnc  ·  40 Cnc  ·  41 eps Cnc  ·  42 Cnc  ·  43 gam Cnc  ·  47 del Cnc  ·  Asellus Australis  ·  Asellus Borealis  ·  Beehive  ·  Beehive cluster  ·  Cancer  ·  IC2388  ·  IC2390  ·  IC2392  ·  M 44  ·  M44  ·  NGC 2632  ·  NGC2624  ·  NGC2625  ·  NGC2637  ·  NGC2643  ·  NGC2647  ·  Part of the constellation Cancer (Cnc)  ·  Praesepe  ·  Praesepe Cluster  ·  The star Asellus Australis (δCnc)  ·  The star Asellus Borealis (γCnc)
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Beehive Cluster M44, 



    
        

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Beehive Cluster M44

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Beehive Cluster M44, 



    
        

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Beehive Cluster M44

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Samyang 135 ED UMC f2

Imaging cameras: Canon EOS 77D

Mounts: Sky-Watcher AZ GTi WiFi Alt-Az

Software: Pleiades Astrophoto PixInsight 1.8

Accessory: TalentCell, 36W 12V/6000mAh


Dates:May 12, 2020

Frames: 23x40" (15' 20") ISO200

Integration: 15' 20"

Darks: ~30

Flats: ~30

Bias: ~80

Avg. Moon age: 20.17 days

Avg. Moon phase: 70.45%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 7.00


Astrometry.net job: 3521067

RA center: 8h 40' 47"

DEC center: +19° 45' 9"

Pixel scale: 5.920 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 91.311 degrees

Field radius: 2.411 degrees


Resolution: 2461x1594

Locations: Backyard, Thessaloniki, Greece

Data source: Backyard

Description

This is my very first try with the Samyang 135mm and also PixInsight. I hope soon to be able to capture more interesting targets. The sure thing is that I'm pretty excited :-)

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