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Observation by Mazin Younis: Beehive Cluster

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Mazin Younis

Observer

Mazin Younis

Observed

2021 Mar 02 - 21:43

Uploaded

2021 Mar 04 - 07:03

Objects

M44

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Constellation

Cancer

Field centre

RA: 08h40m
Dec: +19°42'
Position angle: -42°37'

Field size

0°59' × 0°54'

Equipment
  • Skywatcher 200P Newtonian f/4
Exposure

1.5 Hours

Location

Hale Barnes, Manchester

Target name

M44

Title

Beehive Cluster

About this image

Collimating my 8" f/4 Newtonian has been quite challenging, I started using Catseye Collimation Kit (from the US) which seems to give better results as in this photo. Still have issues with some stray light reflecting inside the tube which I am trying to solve, despite all that I love this very fast telescope which I purchased quite cheep as second hand 2 years ago.

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