Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Canes Venatici (CVn)  ·  Contains:  M 106  ·  NGC 4226  ·  NGC 4231  ·  NGC 4232  ·  NGC 4248  ·  NGC 4258
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M106 and neighbors

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M106 and neighbors, 



    
        

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M106 and neighbors

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: TMB Optical 203mm f/9

Imaging cameras: SBIG STL6303e

Mounts: Paramount ME

Guiding telescopes or lenses: TMB Optical 203mm f/9

Guiding cameras: SBIG STL6303e

Software: MaximDL 5

Filters: Luminance


Dates:June 15, 2007

Frames: 18x300" (1h 30')

Integration: 1h 30'

Avg. Moon age: 0.40 days

Avg. Moon phase: 0.18%


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 488522

RA center: 12h 18' 0"

DEC center: +47° 12' 14"

Pixel scale: 1.015 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 89.268 degrees

Field radius: 0.512 degrees


Resolution: 3026x2010

Locations: driveway, Daytona Beach, FL, United States

Description

M106 and numerous background galaxies. A little detail in the dust lanes can be seem, but longer focal length and more exposure are really required to do them justice. Log stretch and unsharp mask in Maxim.

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M106 and neighbors, 



    
        

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