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M106

Contains: NGC 4460, NGC 4449

Technical card

Resolution: 6016x4016

Dates: March 19, 2017

Frames: 30x60" ISO1600

Integration: 0.5 hours

Darks: ~10

Bias: ~10

Avg. Moon age: 20.66 days

Avg. Moon phase: 65.59%

Astrometry.net job: 1499100

RA center: 187.035 degrees

DEC center: 44.078 degrees

Pixel scale: 1.006 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 122.620 degrees

Field radius: 1.011 degrees

Description

I was searching the sky last night looking for Comet 41P Tuttle and accidentally stumbled on
M106. I couldn't find Comet 41P but I did decide to image M106 since it has been more than
a year since I last imaged this object. M106 is interesting because it is strange looking to me
and different than other galaxies. Most galaxies have nice symmetry and a soothing appearance.
Not this one. To me it has a very violent appearance. Anyway with all of that said this is my
most recent attempt at imaging M106. Enjoy.

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