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Contains:  NGC 4346, M 106, NGC 4258, NGC 4248, NGC 4220, NGC 4217
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M106 - Spiral Galaxy, 





    
        

            Insight Observatory
M106 - Spiral Galaxy

M106 - Spiral Galaxy

Technical card

Resolution: 4096x4096

Dates:June 6, 2018June 8, 2018

Frames:
Baader Blue: 1x120" bin 2x2
Baader Green: 1x120" bin 2x2
Baader Luminance: 1x120" bin 1x1
Baader Red: 1x120" bin 2x2

Integration: 0.1 hours

Darks: ~1

Flats: ~1

Avg. Moon age: 22.85 days

Avg. Moon phase: 42.70%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 1.00

Astrometry.net job: 2098679

RA center: 184.855 degrees

DEC center: 47.331 degrees

Pixel scale: 1.220 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 3.514 degrees

Field radius: 0.981 degrees

Data source: Own remote observatory

Remote source: SkyPi Online Observatory

Description

Messier 106 (also known as NGC 4258) is an intermediate spiral galaxy in the constellation Canes Venatici.

Imaged by: Cooper, Lexi, and James.

Imaged on Insight Observatory's Astronomical Telescope for Educational Outreach (ATEO-1).

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M106 - Spiral Galaxy, 





    
        

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