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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

Equipment

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

Acquisition details

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