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

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M106, 



    
        

            KuriousGeorge
M106
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M106

Imaging Telescopes Or Lenses
Celestron 8" EdgeHD
Mounts
Advanced VX
Filters
Astronomik EOS Clip-Filter CLS
Accessories
Orion StartShoot AutoGuider · Bahtinov Mask · Celestron 0.7X
Software
PixInsight 1.8 · Photoshop CS3

Acquisition details

Dates:
April 9, 2015
Frames:
32x120" (1h 4')
Integration:
1h 4'
Avg. Moon age:
19.46 days
Avg. Moon phase:
77.04%

RA center: 12h18m55s.7

DEC center: +47°2002

Pixel scale: 0.603 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 45.011 degrees

Field radius: 0.454 degrees

Resolution: 960x653

Locations: Home, Rancho Santa Fe, California, United States

Data source: Backyard

Description

32L, 12D, 12B. 120 sec @ 1600 ISO with Dither. Processed in PixInsight with clean-up in Photoshop...

1. Make layers.

2. Filter > Sharpen > Smart Sharpen.

3. Mask and combine.

4. S-shaped curves for contrast.

5. Noise treatment.

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M106, 



    
        

            KuriousGeorge