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Contains:  M 106, NGC 4258, NGC 4248, NGC 4232, NGC 4231, NGC 4226, NGC 4217
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M106 and companion, 


            Lukasz Socha
M106 and companion

Technical card

Imaging telescope or lens:TS Optics TS 130 f/7 APO

Imaging camera:QHY163M

Guiding telescope or lens:Teleskop Service TSL60D 240/60mm

Guiding camera:ZWO Optical ASI290MM

Focal reducer:TS 0.79x 3" FR/FF

Software:PixInsightCyanogen Maxim DL5

Resolution: 1778x1324

Dates:March 26, 2017

Frames: 120x180"

Integration: 6.0 hours

Avg. Moon age: 27.78 days

Avg. Moon phase: 3.44% job: 1719195

RA center: 184.348 degrees

DEC center: 47.266 degrees

Pixel scale: 2.640 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 2.235 degrees

Field radius: 0.813 degrees

Locations: Backyard, Nieborowice, śląskie, Poland


100x3 minutes luminance with QHY163M, 20x3 minutes RGB with QHY163C



Lukasz Socha
License: None (All rights reserved)

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Sky plot


M106 and companion, 


            Lukasz Socha