Cookie consent

AstroBin saves small pieces of text information (cookies) on your device in order to deliver better content and for statistical purposes. You can disable the usage of cookies by changing the settings of your browser. By browsing AstroBin without changing the browser settings, you grant us permission to store that information on your device.

I agree
Contains:  M 106, NGC 4258, NGC 4248, NGC 4232, NGC 4231, NGC 4226, NGC 4217

Image of the day 04/10/2019

Getting plate-solving status, please wait...
    M106, NGC 4217, NGC 4248, and more, 





    
        

            karambit27
    M106, NGC 4217, NGC 4248, and more

    M106, NGC 4217, NGC 4248, and more

    Technical card

    Resolution: 2538x1940

    Frames:
    Astrodon Tru-Balance 1.25" 5nm Ha: 37x1200" -20C bin 1x1
    Astrodon Tru-Balance E-Series B: 36x300" -20C bin 1x1
    Astrodon Tru-Balance E-Series G: 35x300" -20C bin 1x1
    Astrodon Tru-Balance E-Series L: 152x300" -20C bin 1x1
    Astrodon Tru-Balance E-Series R: 35x300" -20C bin 1x1

    Integration: 33.8 hours

    Darks: ~50

    Flats: ~30

    Bias: ~500

    Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 4.00

    Mean SQM: 20.60

    Astrometry.net job: 2617647

    RA center: 184.376 degrees

    DEC center: 47.270 degrees

    Pixel scale: 1.184 arcsec/pixel

    Orientation: 357.691 degrees

    Field radius: 0.525 degrees

    Data source: Backyard

    Description

    I gathered this data last year between January and March. I process it then but was never 100% satisfied with it. I've come back to it a few times but didn't get anything better. I finally decided to just do some minor tweaks and post it as is. M106 was probably my first legitimate AP image back in 2014 with the same scope and my Canon 450D. That image was also taken from my previous house in the heart of the city. My current house is about 2 full magnitudes darker and when combined with my current gear, this image is far superior. I've always loved M106 and the plethora of background galaxies. The annotated version doesn't nearly highlight them all if you look around at full resolution.

    Comments

    Author

    karambit27
    karambit27
    License: None (All rights reserved)
    11618
    Like

    Sky plot

    Sky plot

    Histogram

    M106, NGC 4217, NGC 4248, and more, 





    
        

            karambit27