M44, the Beehive Cluster, this is a open cluster.

Constellation that it's located in: Cancer

Imaging Site: Little Blair Valley, Ca

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Date: 8 Mar 2008

Scope and f/: Takahashi FSQ-106N (only used as a piggy-back camera mount).

Mount: Takahashi NJP

Guiding: N/A

Camera: Canon 20Da with EF85 f/1.8 lens at f/2.5. Raw mode, ISO 200.

Camera temperature: N/A

Camera binning: N/A

Number of sub-images and exposure: 23 303-second exposures

Filters: N/A

Image Calibration: Dark and flat frames.

Planning, control, capture and processing with: AstroPlanner, Equinox, Equinox Image, Nebulosity, and Photoshop.

Images may be used for personal and/or educational use only.