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Contains:  M 106, NGC 4217, NGC 4220, NGC 4248, NGC 4258
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M106 and friends in a Bortle 7 - cropped, 


            Daniel Hightower
M106 and friends in a Bortle 7 - cropped
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M106 and friends in a Bortle 7 - cropped

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Takahashi FSQ106EDX4

Imaging cameras: ZWO ASI1600MM-Pro

Mounts: Orion HDX110

Guiding telescopes or lenses: PrimaLuceLab 60mm CompactGuide Scope

Guiding cameras: ZWO ASI174Mini

Software: PixInsight 1.8 Ripely  ·  Cartes du Ciel Carte Du Ciel 3.10

Filters: Baader Planetarium Luminance 2"  ·  Baader Planetarium RGB 2"

Dates:May 22, 2020May 23, 2020

Baader Planetarium Luminance 2": 650x30" (gain: 75.00) -20C bin 1x1
Baader Planetarium RGB 2": 360x30" (gain: 75.00) -20C bin 1x1

Integration: 8.4 hours

Darks: ~50

Flats: ~50

Flat darks: ~50

Avg. Moon age: 15.01 days

Avg. Moon phase: 0.32%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 7.00

Basic astrometry details job: 3546271

RA center: 12h 18' 45"

DEC center: +47° 20' 6"

Pixel scale: 1.478 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 264.943 degrees

Field radius: 1.005 degrees

Resolution: 3704x3200

Data source: Backyard



Daniel Hightower
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M106 and friends in a Bortle 7 - cropped, 


            Daniel Hightower