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





    
        

            jeffweiss9
M106

M106

Technical card

Resolution: 1332x1014

Frames:
Astrodon Gen2I Lum: 30x480" -20C bin 1x1
Astrodon Gen2I RGB: 48x240" -20C bin 2x2

Integration: 7.2 hours

Astrometry.net job: 165321

RA center: 12h 18' 57"

DEC center: +47° 17' 49"

Pixel scale: 1.967 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: -103.393 degrees

Field radius: 0.457

Data source: Traveller

Description

An active galaxy, m106 is a Seyfert galaxy with a very bright core and seems to cover the spectrum with massive radio radiation and a microwave 22 GHz water maser from the outer dense clouds.
7.1 hours, 5/15/12 & 5/19/12, D.A.R.C. Observatory, Mercy Hot Springs, CA

2/25/15: Combined with 6.3h (3.3h Lum, 3.0h RGB) from 2014 at the same location with an ML8300 camera
https://www.astrobin.com/98739/
into a composite 13.5h LRGB image with (7.3h Lum, 6.2h RGB).

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