M 44 Beehive Open Cluster

M 44 Beehive Cluster1/16/22
Telescope: Celestron Rasa 8"Mount: Celestron AVXCamera: ZWO ASI294 MC ProGuide Scope: Deluxe Mini 50mm Guide Scope with Helical FocuserGuide Camera: Orion StarShoot AutoguiderFilter: Baader Moon and Sky Glow FilterBin: 1x1Gain: Unity (120)NINA for Camera control and ditheringPHD2 for GuidingSubs: 10 - 5 sec RGBCalibration Frames - 30 each of: Flats, Darks, and Dark Flat framesStacked with DSSProcessed with Photoshop CS4 with Astronomy Tools, Gradient Xterminator

Name: Beehive Cluster

Catalog #: M44

Visual Magnitude: 3.09

Apparent Size (arcmin): 70 x 70

Distance (kly): 0.61