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Contains:  M 106, NGC 4258, NGC 4248, NGC 4232, NGC 4231

Image of the day 03/08/2019

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    Messier 106 'complete', 





    
        

            Marcel Drechsler
    Messier 106 'complete'

    Messier 106 'complete'

    Technical card

    Resolution: 2575x1758

    Dates:Feb. 26, 2019

    Frames:
    Baader B 2": 180x50" (gain: 139.00) bin 1x1
    Baader f/2 Highspeed 2" H-Alpha Filter: 100x150" (gain: 139.00) bin 1x1
    Baader G 2": 180x50" bin 1x1
    Baader Luminance 2": 705x30" (gain: 139.00) bin 1x1
    Baader R 2": 180x50" (gain: 139.00) bin 1x1

    Integration: 17.5 hours

    Avg. Moon age: 22.15 days

    Avg. Moon phase: 50.03%

    Astrometry.net job: 2557387

    RA center: 184.667 degrees

    DEC center: 47.368 degrees

    Pixel scale: 1.264 arcsec/pixel

    Orientation: 279.915 degrees

    Field radius: 0.547 degrees

    Locations: Sternwarte am Bärenstein, Bärenstein, Sachsen, Germany

    Data source: Backyard

    Description

    For this image of the spiral galaxy M106, additional H-alpha data were prepared and included in the image. The H-alpha filaments, rising from the core region are now clearly visible.

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    Marcel Drechsler
    License: Attribution-NoDerivs Creative Commons
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    Messier 106 'complete', 





    
        

            Marcel Drechsler