Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Canes Venatici (CVn)  ·  Contains:  M 106  ·  NGC 4231  ·  NGC 4232  ·  NGC 4248  ·  NGC 4258
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            Greg Funderburk
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M106

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M106, 



    
        

            Greg Funderburk
M106
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M106

Acquisition details

Dates:
Feb. 9, 2019
Frames:
48×600(8h)
Integration:
8h
Avg. Moon age:
4.14 days
Avg. Moon phase:
18.20%

Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 2531408

RA center: 12h19m03s.8

DEC center: +47°1821

Pixel scale: 0.721 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 359.710 degrees

Field radius: 0.580 degrees

Resolution: 1824x1824

File size: 1.5 MB

Locations: Howling Coyote Observatory, Taxahaw, South Carolina, United States

Data source: Own remote observatory

Remote source: Non-commercial independent facility

Description

Messier 106 or M106 (also designated NGC 4258) is a spiral galaxy in the constellation Canes Venatici. It has an apparent visual magnitude of 8.4 and its angular diameter is 19x8 arc-minutes. M106 lies at an estimated distance of 25 million light years.

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M106, 



    
        

            Greg Funderburk