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

Image of the day 05/10/2019

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    M106, 





    
        

            Adam Landefeld
    M106

    M106

    Technical card

    Resolution: 3126x2406

    Dates:April 27, 2019April 28, 2019May 5, 2019

    Frames:
    Astrodon E-Series Tru-Balance [B]: 19x240" bin 2x2
    Astrodon E-Series Tru-Balance [G]: 20x240" bin 2x2
    Astrodon E-Series Tru-Balance [Lum]: 65x480" bin 1x1
    Astrodon E-Series Tru-Balance [R]: 20x240" bin 2x2
    Astrodon Ha 5nm: 18x900" bin 2x2

    Integration: 17.1 hours

    Avg. Moon age: 15.58 days

    Avg. Moon phase: 26.79%

    Astrometry.net job: 2683499

    RA center: 184.620 degrees

    DEC center: 47.297 degrees

    Pixel scale: 0.743 arcsec/pixel

    Orientation: 7.996 degrees

    Field radius: 0.407 degrees

    Data source: Own remote observatory

    Remote source: Non-commercial independent facility

    Description

    Decided on what feels like an unusual crop but I think it provides a good balance between M106 and the three other smaller galaxies.

    Comments

    Author

    adamland
    Adam Landefeld
    License: None (All rights reserved)
    10569
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    Revisions

      M106, 





    
        

            Adam Landefeld
      Original
      M106, 





    
        

            Adam Landefeld
      B
    • Final
      M106, 





    
        

            Adam Landefeld
      C

    B

    Reduced saturation a bit

    C

    Galaxy looked a little purple so shifted the hue more to blue.

    Sky plot

    Sky plot

    Histogram

    M106, 





    
        

            Adam Landefeld