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M106

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Imaging telescopes or lenses: Williams Optics Zenithstar 105 ED Triplet APO

Imaging cameras: ZWO ASI1600mm Pro Cooled

Mounts: Orion Atlas AZ/EQ Pro

Guiding telescopes or lenses: Williams Optics Zenithstar 105 ED Triplet APO

Guiding cameras: QHY5L-II-M

Focal reducers: William Optics 0.8x Reducer/Flattener Flat6A II

Software: KStars Ekos/INDI, Stellarmate OS  ·  Adobe Phosotshop CC  ·  Adobe Lighroom CC Classic  ·  PixInsight 1.8

Filters: Astronomik Blue 31mm  ·  Astronomik Green 31mm  ·  Astronomik Red 31mm


Dates:March 25, 2020

Frames:
Astronomik Blue 31mm: 44x240" (gain: 75.00) -20C bin 1x1
Astronomik Green 31mm: 51x240" (gain: 75.00) -20C bin 1x1
Astronomik Red 31mm: 45x240" (gain: 75.00) -20C bin 1x1

Integration: 9.3 hours

Darks: ~25

Flats: ~25

Bias: ~100

Avg. Moon age: 0.98 days

Avg. Moon phase: 1.09%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 5.00


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 3364011

RA center: 12h 16' 55"

DEC center: +47° 14' 45"

Pixel scale: 1.325 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 98.461 degrees

Field radius: 0.633 degrees


Resolution: 2063x2753

Data source: Backyard

Description

M106 imaged from my backyard, about 9.3 hours of RGB during the nights of March 25,26, 2020. Cropped somewhat from the full sensor image.

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B

Description: Reduced stars and background

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C

Description: Slight temperature move towards blue.

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