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Messier 44, the Beehive Cluster, 



    
        

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Messier 44, the Beehive Cluster
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Messier 44, the Beehive Cluster

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: ASA - Astro Systeme Austria ASA 8N

Imaging cameras: QHYCCD 183c

Mounts: Sky-Watcher HEQ 5

Guiding telescopes or lenses: TS-Optics Gigant OAG

Guiding cameras: QHYCCD 5L-II M

Focal reducers: ASA - Astro System Austria ASA 3" Wynne Reducer Korrektor 0,95x

Software: Pixinsight

Filters: Baader L 2''


Dates:April 15, 2020

Frames:
Baader L 2'': 38x1" -30C
Baader L 2'': 22x300" -30C
Baader L 2'': 22x60" -30C

Integration: 2.2 hours

Darks: ~-4

Avg. Moon age: 22.66 days

Avg. Moon phase: 44.59%


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 3423610

RA center: 8h 40' 3"

DEC center: +19° 40' 8"

Pixel scale: 0.678 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 252.166 degrees

Field radius: 0.587 degrees


Resolution: 5279x3300

Locations: Terrace, Wetzlar, Hassia, Germany

Data source: Backyard

Description

My telescope adjustment test object during the last days. I'm not a very frequent visual observer, but i like open star clusters through a larger binocular or smaller telescope. Because it's so stunning!

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