Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Canes Venatici (CVn)  ·  Contains:  M 106  ·  NGC 4217  ·  NGC 4220  ·  NGC 4258  ·  NGC 4346  ·  NGC 4357
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M106

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M106

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Imaging telescopes or lenses: Celestron RASA 8"

Imaging cameras: ZWO ASI2600MC-Pro

Mounts: SkyWatcher EQ8-R Pro

Guiding telescopes or lenses: Skywatcher EvoGuide 50ED

Guiding cameras: ZWO ASI290MC

Filters: Optolong L-Pro


Dates:March 16, 2021

Frames: 196x180" (9h 48')

Integration: 9h 48'

Avg. Moon age: 2.82 days

Avg. Moon phase: 8.75%


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 4319184

RA center: 12h19m11s.3

DEC center: +47°2118

Pixel scale: 2.913 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 267.217 degrees

Field radius: 1.868 degrees


Resolution: 3840x2567

Data source: Backyard

Description

In one of the closest (23.5M light years away) examples of the Seyfert class of galaxies, vast amounts of glowing gas fall into M106's central black hole in the constellation Canes Venatici.

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