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Beehive Cluster, M44

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

Resources

Cancer, the Crab

Cancer, the Crab October 4, 2011

Radio Programs

Venus in the Beehive Closing in on a beehive June 6, 2015

Disappearing Cluster An evaporating star cluster June 1, 2014

The Beehive Brightening up a meager constellation February 14, 2013

Cancer A famous but faint constellation March 11, 2011

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M44, the Beehive Cluster

Vanishing Beehive June 2, 2014