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Zodiac: Libra
Sep 24 - Oct 23
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Messier 44 (Beehive Cluster)

Messier object number 44 (NGC 2632) is an open cluster and in the constellation of Cancer. It is also known as the Beehive Cluster. It is approximately 1000 lightyears away from earth.
Image credit: Atlas Image [or Atlas Image mosaic] obtained as part of the Two Micron All Sky Survey (2MASS), a joint project of the University of Massachusetts and the Infrared Processing and Analysis Center/California Institute of Technology, funded by the National Aeronautics and Space Administration and the National Science Foundation.
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