Beehive Cluster, M44

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

Radio Programs

Venus in the Beehive Closing in on a beehive Sunday, June 7, 2015
Disappearing Cluster An evaporating star cluster Monday, June 2, 2014
The Beehive Brightening up a meager constellation Friday, February 15, 2013
Cancer A famous but faint constellation Saturday, March 12, 2011

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


Cancer, the Crab Although it is one of the constellations of the...


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