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

Equipment

Imaging Telescopes Or Lenses
Celestron RASA 8"
Imaging Cameras
ZWO ASI2600MC Pro
Mounts
SkyWatcher EQ8-R Pro
Filters
Optolong L-Pro
Guiding Telescopes Or Lenses
Skywatcher EvoGuide 50ED
Guiding Cameras
ZWO ASI290MC

Acquisition details

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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