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Contains:  M 106, NGC 4258, NGC 4248, NGC 4232, NGC 4231, NGC 4226, NGC 4217
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M106 and NGC 4217, 


            Jonathan W MacCollum
M106 and NGC 4217

M106 and NGC 4217

Technical card

Resolution: 4615x2910

Dates:Feb. 26, 2019Feb. 27, 2019March 4, 2019March 5, 2019

Frames:Hutech IDAS LPS D1 2": 349x60" -10C

Integration: 5.8 hours

Darks: ~50

Flats: ~30

Bias: ~300

Avg. Moon age: 25.33 days

Avg. Moon phase: 23.87%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 4.00 job: 2572979

RA center: 184.328 degrees

DEC center: 47.308 degrees

Pixel scale: 0.985 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 188.271 degrees

Field radius: 0.746 degrees

Data source: Backyard


Galaxy Season has officially started for me! So excited! Had a string of 3 clear nights this week and was able to bounce around to a couple. Here's my first imaging of M106 and it's pal NGC 4217. Lots of smaller galaxies in this field of view, and I can't wait to see more!



Jonathan W MacCollum
License: Attribution-NoDerivs Creative Commons


  • Final
    M106 and NGC 4217, 


            Jonathan W MacCollum
  • M106 and NGC 4217, 


            Jonathan W MacCollum



Sky plot

Sky plot


M106 and NGC 4217, 


            Jonathan W MacCollum

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