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Contains:  NGC 4346, M 106, NGC 4258, NGC 4248, NGC 4220, NGC 4217
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M106, NGC 4217 and surroundings, 


            Maurice Toet
M106, NGC 4217 and surroundings

M106, NGC 4217 and surroundings

Technical card

Imaging telescope or lens:Takahashi Epsilon-180ED

Imaging camera:Canon EOS 5D Mark II

Mount:Astro-Physics Mach1 GTO CP3

Guiding telescope or lens:Vixen Guidescope 70S

Guiding camera:Lacerta MGEN

Software:Photoshop CCPixInsight

Resolution: 2735x1823

Dates:Feb. 26, 2017Feb. 25, 2018

Frames: 83x300" ISO1600

Integration: 6.9 hours

Darks: ~100

Flats: ~15

Bias: ~200

Avg. Moon age: 19.56 days

Avg. Moon phase: 36.91%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 2.00

Mean SQM: 21.50 job: 2214288

RA center: 184.722 degrees

DEC center: 47.334 degrees

Pixel scale: 2.635 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 179.433 degrees

Field radius: 1.203 degrees

Locations: Dark Site, Hautes-Alpes, Étoile-Saint-Cyrice, France

Data source: Traveller



Maurice Toet
License: Attribution Creative Commons

Sky plot

Sky plot


M106, NGC 4217 and surroundings, 


            Maurice Toet