Praesepe

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Praesepe

(praɪˈsiːpɪ)
n
(Celestial Objects) an open cluster of several hundred stars in the constellation Cancer, visible to the naked eye as a hazy patch of light
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22 EVENING: The first-quarter Moon is in Cancer, some 2[degrees] to 3[degrees] below the fuzzy Beehive Cluster (M44); use binoculars to distinguish individual cluster members.
On the 2nd it is near the Beehive cluster (Messier 44) and M 67.
Comet C2013 R1 Lovejoy is currently visible after midnight, near the Beehive cluster, and can just about be seen with the unaided eye, although binoculars show it clearly.
It begins the period in Gemini (in the company of Mercury and Jupiter) although its direct motion carries it into neighbouring Cancer before the month's end, finding itself amongst the stars of M44, the Beehive cluster, on September 9.
The hot Jupiters orbs circle a different sun-like star in the Beehive Cluster, a collection of around 1, 000 stars that appear to be (http://www.
State astronomical symbol and centennial star: Beehive Cluster and Dubhe
JUPITER can be seen tonight in Cancer with the Beehive cluster close by.
Figuratively, this Latin word also means a bee's hive, and M44 is more commonly known as the Beehive Cluster.
Cancer is well placed for observing these two months, and is a pretty unremarkable constellation with the exception of the Beehive Cluster.
The Beehive Cluster (M44) sparkles about 3[degrees] to its upper right.