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Contains:  M 106, NGC 4248, NGC 4258
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Technical card

Dates:Feb. 22, 2020

Astrodon Tru-Balance LRGB E-Series Gen 2 Blue: 42x300" bin 1x1
Astrodon Tru-Balance LRGB E-Series Gen 2 Green: 41x300" bin 1x1
Astrodon Ha 5nm: 21x1200" bin 1x1
Astrodon Tru-Balance LRGB E-Series Gen 2 Luminance: 44x600" bin 1x1
Astrodon Tru-Balance LRGB E-Series Gen 2 Red: 42x300" bin 1x1

Integration: 24.8 hours

Avg. Moon age: 28.49 days

Avg. Moon phase: 1.21%

Basic astrometry details job: 3312051

RA center: 12h 18' 59"

DEC center: +47° 18' 3"

Pixel scale: 0.743 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 269.647 degrees

Field radius: 0.434 degrees

Resolution: 3301x2604

Locations: E-EyE, Fregenal de la Sierra, Extremadura, Spain

Data source: Own remote observatory

Remote source: e-EyE Extremadura


Messier 106 is a barred galaxy that is approximately 24 million light years distant in the constellation of Canes Venatici.

Messier 106 was photographed between 4 and 22 February 2020 from a rig in Spain that is privately owned and operated by Barry Wilson and me.

Capture details are as follows:

Telescope: TEC 140
Camera: QSI 690
Filters: Astrodon
Mount: 10 Micron GM2000HPS

Lum: 44 x 600s
Ha: 21 x 1200s
Red: 42 x 300s
Green 41 x 300s
Blue: 42 x 300s

A total of 24 hours and 45 minutes exposure.

Data: Steve Milne & Barry Wilson
Processing: Steve Milne



Steve Milne
License: None (All rights reserved)

Sky plot

Sky plot


Messier 106 in Canes Venatici, 


            Steve Milne