Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Canes Venatici (CVn)  ·  Contains:  M 106  ·  NGC 4217  ·  NGC 4220  ·  NGC 4242  ·  NGC 4248  ·  NGC 4258  ·  NGC 4288  ·  NGC 4346
M106 -  Large spiral galaxy in Canes Venatici, 



    
        

            Jan Curtis
M106 -  Large spiral galaxy in Canes Venatici
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M106 - Large spiral galaxy in Canes Venatici

Technical card

Imaging cameras: Nikon D7000 Nikkon 180mm f/2.8

Mounts: Astrotrac 320X-AG

Software: Noel Carboni's Astro Tools for PhotoShop Noel Carboni Actions  ·  Photoshop CS 6 Adobe  ·  PIXINSIGHT PixInsinght 1.8 RC7


Dates:Feb. 22, 2014

Frames: 27x70" (31' 30") ISO1600

Integration: 31' 30"

Avg. Moon age: 21.93 days

Avg. Moon phase: 52.27%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 4.00

Temperature: 1.00


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 203942

RA center: 12h18m53s.5

DEC center: +46°4955

Orientation: 93.715 degrees

Field radius: 1.560 degrees


Resolution: 620x391

Locations: Eldorado (6767' elev), @ Santa Fe, New Mexico, United States

Description

Some very high thin clouds created some processing challenges. Will revisit later in the spring.

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M106 -  Large spiral galaxy in Canes Venatici, 



    
        

            Jan Curtis