Jupiter and M44 the Beehive Cluster (Praesepe) in April 2015
Apr08

Jupiter and M44 the Beehive Cluster (Praesepe) in April 2015

Look high in the Southern skies (if you are in the Northern Hemisphere, look to the North if in the South) and you will see brilliant Jupiter shining brightly. To it’s left is the 1st magnitude star Regulus, which is the heart of Leo the Lion. If you draw a line from Regulus, through Jupiter you will arrive at The Beehive Star Cluster, in the constellation Cancer, the Crab. If you have decent vision, a dark, clear sky with good...

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