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Contains:  M 106, NGC 4258, NGC 4248
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M106, 





    
        

            david wills
M106

Technical card

Resolution: 2726x2190

Astrometry.net job: 2740754

RA center: 184.739 degrees

DEC center: 47.300 degrees

Pixel scale: 0.951 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 269.937 degrees

Field radius: 0.462 degrees

Data source: Own remote observatory

Remote source: IC Astronomy Observatories

Description

M106 was captured from our other site ICAstronomy in Oria. This has got to be my favourite galaxy of them all. The processing was a lot easier than the last time I processed it as this data was taken from a dark site in Spain and not from light polluted UK.

Some Info about M106:

Messier 106 is an intermediate spiral galaxy in the constellation Canes Venatici. It was discovered by Pierre Méchain in 1781. M106 is at a distance of about 22 to 25 million light-years away from Earth. It is also a Seyfert II galaxy.

Lum 51x900 Secs
Red 19x600 Secs
Green 10x600 Secs
Blue 10x600 Secs
Ha 26x1800 Secs

32 Hours 15 mins in total.

Equipment used:

Telescope: Tec 140 F7

Camera: Xpress Trius SX-694 Mono Cooled to -15C

Image Scale: 0.95

Guiding: OAG

Filters: Astronomik Deep-Sky RGB,Astronomik Luminance filters L-3,Astronomik Ha 6nm

Mount: iOptron CEM60 "Standard" GOTO Centre Balanced Equatorial Mount

Image Acquisition: Sequence Generator Pro

Stacking and Calibrating: Pixinsight

Processing: Pixinsight 1.8, Photoshop CC

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