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

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: VC200L

Imaging cameras: ZWO ASI071MC-Cool

Mounts: Mountain Instruments MI-250

Guiding telescopes or lenses: VC200L

Guiding cameras: SBIG STi-mono

Focal reducers: Explore Scientific 0.7 Reducer/Flattener ES Flattener

Software: PixInsight  ·  Interactive Astronomy Sky Roof  ·  Interactive Astronomy Sky Alert  ·  ACP Expert  ·  MaximDL


Dates:March 13, 2018March 14, 2018March 15, 2018March 20, 2018March 22, 2018April 5, 2018April 9, 2018April 10, 2018April 11, 2018April 15, 2018April 16, 2018April 19, 2018May 8, 2018

Frames: 155x600" (gain: 0.00) -5C

Integration: 25.8 hours

Avg. Moon age: 18.12 days

Avg. Moon phase: 22.48%


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 2113572

RA center: 12h 19' 0"

DEC center: +47° 18' 36"

Pixel scale: 3.767 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 276.880 degrees

Field radius: 0.633 degrees


Resolution: 1024x644

Locations: William J. Maloney Observatory, Pontotoc, Texas, United States

Data source: Own remote observatory

Description

This is over 25 hours worth of capture on Messier 106. I would say it is a bit better than my prior attempt 4 years ago, just a little bit. :)

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Description: Had time to work on the color finally! :)

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Description: Final crop! :)

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