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Beehive Cluster, M44

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


Cancer, the Crab

Cancer, the Crab October 4, 2011

Radio Programs

Venus and the Beehive Buzzing a “beehive” of stars June 11, 2023

Mars and the Beehive A star cluster with many names June 1, 2023

Venus and Companions Faint companions for the “evening star” July 2, 2021

Mars and the Beehive Looking at a place where suns were born June 23, 2021

Moon and the Beehive Planets in a busy star cluster June 23, 2020

Moon in the Beehive Stars buzzing near the Moon August 27, 2019

Venus and the Beehive Venus heads for a swarm of stars June 18, 2018