Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Contains:  M 106  ·  NGC 4248  ·  NGC 4258
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M106

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Planewave CDK17

Imaging cameras: Finger Lakes Instrumenttaion Proline 16803

Guiding telescopes or lenses: Planewave CDK17

Guiding cameras: Starlight Xpress Lodestar X2

Software: PHD2 PHD 2.6.2  ·  PixInsight 1.8 Pisinsight 1.8

Filters: Blue  ·  Green  ·  Red


Dates:Feb. 21, 2020

Frames:
Blue: 8x600"
Chroma Ha 3nm: 3x1200"
Green: 8x600"
Red: 8x600"

Integration: 5.0 hours

Avg. Moon age: 27.57 days

Avg. Moon phase: 4.28%


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 3291991

RA center: 12h 18' 54"

DEC center: +47° 18' 25"

Pixel scale: 0.636 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 270.578 degrees

Field radius: 0.320 degrees


Resolution: 2698x2422

Locations: steve, Orange county, NY, United States

Data source: Backyard

Description

M106 is an intermediate spiral galaxy in the constellation Canes Venatici. M106 is at a distance of about 22 to 25 million light-years away from Earth.

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