Tag: m44

  • Beehive Cluster

    Beehive Cluster

    Center (RA, Dec): (130.088, 19.974) Center (RA, hms): 08h 40m 21.149s Center (Dec, dms): +19° 58′ 24.612″ Size: 63.9 x 42.9 arcmin Radius: 0.641 deg Pixel scale: 1.24 arcsec/pixel Orientation: Up is 275.6 degrees E of N

  • DSOs at 70mm

    DSOs at 70mm

    I decided to stick to my little scope again while learning my new mount, and managed to capture several objects. I think I’ve got it figured out well enough to move back to my big scope next time. With the light polluted skies here 70mm isn’t enough to get much out of fainter targets.