Open cluster M44 (Beehive) - 07 March 2008

My second try. I tried new objective and the difference is big.

Total exposure time was over 2 hours. I detected a few asteroids and galaxies in the picture - about 15 magnitude. Click for high resolution.

Technical information:
Optics:Canon EF 300 F4 L USM
Exposure:32x4 min
Date & time:07 March 2008 from 18:40 UTC
Location:Central Europe, Slovakia, Cadca, village Zakopcie
Atmosphere:clear sky
Pointation:autopointation with Newton 170/1150 + Logitech Pro 4000
Mount:home made
Software:Subraw + Registax + Photoshop
Camera:modified Canon 350D