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Contains:  M 106, NGC 4258, NGC 4248, NGC 4232, NGC 4231, NGC 4226, NGC 4217
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M106 & Many Friends, 





    
        

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M106 & Many Friends

M106 & Many Friends

Technical card

Resolution: 1600x1132

Dates:March 31, 2016

Frames: 95x900"

Integration: 23.8 hours

Avg. Moon age: 22.01 days

Avg. Moon phase: 51.44%

Astrometry.net job: 1032531

RA center: 184.285 degrees

DEC center: 47.178 degrees

Pixel scale: 3.132 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: -179.663 degrees

Field radius: 0.853 degrees

Locations: Deep Sky West Observatory, Rowe, MN, United States

Description

This is a HaLRGB composite of M106 with its companion NGC4217 and many small neighbours. Have a look at the full-size image to discover all the tiny galaxies in this field.

The image is composed of 25 x 900 sec luminance, 16 x 600 sec RGB, and 19x1800 sec Ha exposures taken at the Deep Sky West Observatory. Standard processing with modest color enhancement and a slight little bit of Ha admixture.

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