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Contains:  M 106, NGC 4217, NGC 4226, NGC 4232, NGC 4248, NGC 4258
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Messier 106, 



    
        

            Theodore Arampatz...
Messier 106
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Imaging telescopes or lenses: William Optics FLT 110

Imaging cameras: SBIG ST-10XME

Mounts: Skywatcher NEQ6 PRO

Guiding telescopes or lenses: William Optics zenithstar 1 80x480

Guiding cameras: Meade DSI C

Software: PixInsight  ·  PHD Guiding  ·  CCDStack  ·  Photoshop  ·  Software Bisque TheSky6 Pro  ·  Imagenomic Noiseware professional  ·  eqmod  ·  ccdsoft

Filters: Baader Planetarium 1.25" LRGB


Dates:March 4, 2017

Frames: 130x360"

Integration: 13.0 hours

Avg. Moon age: 6.32 days

Avg. Moon phase: 38.82%


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 3301870

RA center: 12h 18' 19"

DEC center: +47° 14' 56"

Pixel scale: 1.819 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 359.568 degrees

Field radius: 0.614 degrees


Resolution: 1992x1388

Locations: Via Lactea Observatory, Paramithia, Epirus, Greece

Data source: Backyard

Description

Messier 106 (also known as NGC 4258) is an intermediate spiral galaxy in the constellation Canes Venatici. It was discovered by Pierre Méchain in 1781. M106 is at a distance of about 22 to 25 million light-years away from Earth. It is also a Seyfert II galaxy. Due to x-rays and unusual emission lines detected, it is suspected that part of the galaxy is falling into a supermassive black hole in the center. NGC 4217 is a possible companion galaxy of Messier 106. A Type II supernova was observed in this galaxy in May 2014.

*from wikipedia

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Messier 106, 



    
        

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