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

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M106
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M106

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Celestron 8" EdgeHD

Mounts: Advanced VX

Focal reducers: Celestron 0.7X

Software: PixInsight 1.8  ·  Photoshop CS3

Filters: Astronomik EOS Clip-Filter CLS

Accessory: Orion StartShoot AutoGuider  ·  Bahtinov Mask


Dates:April 9, 2015

Frames: 32x120" (1h 4')

Integration: 1h 4'

Avg. Moon age: 19.46 days

Avg. Moon phase: 77.04%


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 598187

RA center: 12h18m55s

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, 



    
        

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