Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Canes Venatici (CVn)  ·  Contains:  M 106  ·  M106  ·  NGC 4248  ·  NGC 4258  ·  NGC4248
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M106 Galaxy, 



    
        

            Bill Long
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M106 Galaxy

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M106 Galaxy, 



    
        

            Bill Long
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M106 Galaxy

Imaging telescopes or lenses: AG Optical 10" iDK

Imaging cameras: Finger Lakes Instrumentation ML 16200

Mounts: Astro-Physics 1100GTO

Guiding cameras: Unguided APCC Pro

Software: Astro-Physics APCC Pro  ·  Starkeeper Software Voyager  ·  PixInsight

Filters: LRGB


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

Frames:
LRGB: 60x120" (2h) bin 1x1
LRGB: 231x300" (19h 15') bin 1x1

Integration: 21h 15'

Avg. Moon age: 24.89 days

Avg. Moon phase: 23.90%


Astrometry.net 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

Description

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!

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M106 Galaxy, 



    
        

            Bill Long

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