Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Canes Venatici (CVn)  ·  Contains:  M 106  ·  NGC 4231  ·  NGC 4232  ·  NGC 4248  ·  NGC 4258
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M106, 



    
        

            Frank Kane
M106
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            Frank Kane
M106
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Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Sky-Watcher StarLux 190MN

Imaging cameras: Atik 383L+

Mounts: Software Bisque Paramount MyT

Software: Pleiades Astrophoto PixInsight

Filters: Astronomik L R G B

Accessory: MoonLite Focuser w/High Res Stepper Motor


Dates:April 27, 2020

Frames: 244x60" (4h 4')

Integration: 4h 4'

Avg. Moon age: 4.06 days

Avg. Moon phase: 17.56%


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 3468277

RA center: 12h18m24s.0

DEC center: +47°2002

Pixel scale: 1.114 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 265.563 degrees

Field radius: 0.498 degrees


Resolution: 2614x1877

Locations: Merritt Island home, Merritt Island, FL, United States

Data source: Backyard

Description

The galaxy M106. I tried using my one-shot-color ZWO ASI MC294 Pro camera on this one, but was still plagued by calibration issues that resulted in a lot of blotchy noise that I just couldn't get rid of.

Back to my mono CCD's with filters.

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  • M106, 



    
        

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    Original
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    M106, 



    
        

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    B

B

Description: Re-did this target using a CCD camera instead of CMOS.

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M106, 



    
        

            Frank Kane