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M106, 



    
        

            Josh Woodward
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M106

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M106, 



    
        

            Josh Woodward
M106
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M106

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Celestron C8 Starbright

Imaging cameras: Canon EOS 450D / Rebel XSi (Baader Modified)

Mounts: Orion (Synta) Atlas EQ-G

Guiding telescopes or lenses: Orion Mini 50mm Guidescope

Guiding cameras: Starshoot Autoguider

Focal reducers: Celestron Focal Reducer/Flattener x0.63

Software: PixInsight 1.8  ·  Annie's Astro Actions  ·  PHD2 Guiding  ·  Stellarium  ·  EQMOD  ·  Photoshop CS5  ·  StellariumScope  ·  Binary Rivers BackyardEOS v3

Filters: Astronomik Clip CLS CCD


Dates:May 22, 2014

Frames:Astronomik Clip CLS CCD: 17x600" (2h 50') ISO800

Integration: 2h 50'

Darks: 20

Flats: 12

Bias: 100

Avg. Moon age: 23.16 days

Avg. Moon phase: 39.33%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 5.00


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 284207

RA center: 12h 18' 58"

DEC center: +47° 17' 27"

Pixel scale: 0.839 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 178.649 degrees

Field radius: 0.544 degrees


Resolution: 3912x2552

Description

This was difficult to get the fainter edges to show without making the background really noisy.

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M106, 



    
        

            Josh Woodward

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