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M44 Beehive Cluster (135mm Bino Field).jpg
Open cluster M44, the Beehive or Prasepe, in Cancer. Red star at lower left i carbon star X Cancri. This is a stack of 3 x 3 minute exposures in hazy skies with Canon 5D MkII at ISO 800 and Canon 135mm lens at f/2.8. Taken January 6, 2011. Field of view simulates binocular field.