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Contains:  M 106, M106, NGC 4248, NGC 4258, NGC4248
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M106 Galaxy, 


            Bill Long
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M106 Galaxy

Technical card

Dates:March 16, 2020March 18, 2020March 19, 2020March 20, 2020March 21, 2020

Chroma LRGB: 60x120" bin 1x1
Chroma LRGB: 231x300" bin 1x1

Integration: 21.2 hours

Avg. Moon age: 24.89 days

Avg. Moon phase: 23.90% job: 3368693

RA center: 12h 18' 58"

DEC center: +47° 18' 15"

Pixel scale: 0.718 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: -89.427 degrees

Field radius: 0.559 degrees

Resolution: 4377x3495

Data source: Backyard


M106 Galaxy, first light with the new scope and first light with my Chroma LRGB filters, versus the normal Astrodon filters I have used in the past.

21 hours of total integration, under not so good sky conditions here in the PNW, in a Bortle 5 zone.

Stay safe everyone!



Bill Long
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M106 Galaxy, 


            Bill Long

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