Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Canes Venatici (CVn)  ·  Contains:  M 106  ·  NGC 4217  ·  NGC 4226  ·  NGC 4231  ·  NGC 4232  ·  NGC 4248  ·  NGC 4258
Messier 106 fullframe, 



    
        

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Messier 106 fullframe
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Messier 106 fullframe

Messier 106 fullframe, 



    
        

            mario_hebert
Messier 106 fullframe
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Messier 106 fullframe

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Skywatcher Quattro 10 CF

Imaging cameras: CCD Labs QHY9-M

Mounts: CGEM

Guiding telescopes or lenses: ORION 80 MM SHORT TUBE

Guiding cameras: Starshoot Autoguider

Software: PixInsight

Filters: BLUE  ·  GREEN  ·  RED

Accessory: Moonlite DRO controler  ·  Moonlite Large format Newton focuser


Dates:March 8, 2014

Frames: 15x200" (50')

Integration: 50'

Avg. Moon age: 7.32 days

Avg. Moon phase: 49.38%


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 203002

RA center: 12h 18' 22"

DEC center: +47° 19' 30"

Pixel scale: 2.228 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 174.989 degrees

Field radius: 0.599 degrees


Resolution: 1559x1149

Locations: Parc national de la Mauricie, Shawinigan, Canada

Description

The colors of my previous M106 were borrowed from a very low exposed captures last year. Since, i acquired more robust RGB, here is the results. There were 15 images taken for each red, green and blue filters. Luminance was acquired a week sooner.

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Messier 106 fullframe, 



    
        

            mario_hebert