Amateur Astrophotography exploring the beauty of the night sky!
Saturday, October 1, 2011
Mars in the Beehive Cluster
Two images at once! The planet Mars entered into the Beehive Cluster (M44). Although M44 is 580 light years away, Mars is a mere 168 million miles (approximately).
M44 is an open cluster in the constellation of Cancer (the Crab)
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