Beehive Cluster, M44

A bright cluster of several hundred stars that formed about 700 million years ago.

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M44, the Beehive Cluster
Vanishing Beehive Monday, June 2, 2014

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Disappearing Cluster An evaporating star cluster Monday, June 2, 2014
The Beehive Brightening up a meager constellation Friday, February 15, 2013
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