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M44 Beehive
« on: February 10, 2018, 12:50:30 PM »

I was having a nightmare with my DIY focuser and wanted to see if it was fixed - thought an open cluster would be a good test.....


https://blinkysastroblog.files.wordpress.com/2018/02/beehive-feb208.jpg

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Re: M44 Beehive
« Reply #1 on: February 16, 2018, 12:38:23 PM »
Looks sharp to me.   :)

Nice image with great colours.  There's even a few mag15+ galaxies lurking in there.
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Re: M44 Beehive
« Reply #2 on: February 16, 2018, 01:07:29 PM »
Cheers John,


There are loads of little PGC galaxies in the image, would love to know some distances but cant find out anything about most of them!