M44, the Beehive Cluster, is an open cluster in the constellation Cancer. M44 is the second brightest cluster in the Messier Catalog. Only the Pleiades are brighter. The really beautiful part is the combination of yellow and blue stars. Object Names The open cluster “Beehive Cluster” (M44, NGC 2632 or Cr 189) is part of […]
Day 15 with my Vixen ed80sf.
The open cluster Messier 44. An object which was several times the object at the end of a photo session of other objects to finalize the evening. I used data from 3 evenings for the final astrophoto.