Engelhardsberg observatory

M 106

M 106 <Click to enlarge>

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Objects:  M 106 and near-by galaxies

Constellation:  Canes Venatici, the hunting dogs

Coordinates (J2000): 12h 18m 57; +47° 18' - North is up

Remarks: Messier 106 is an intermediate spiral galaxy about 25 million light-years away.

Telescope and camera: Newton 400mm, f 2.5, Focal length 1020 mm, ASA 3" Reducer 0,73x, CDS-5D, ISO 800

Mount: ASA DDM 85, Software: Autoslew V5.1, Sequence V9

Exposure: 18x 5min

Date and Conditions: March 25 2020, conditions pretty good, stars up to 5m6

Software used: acquisition: Maxim DL 6.16, Stacking: DeepSkyStacker 3.3.2, Processing: Adobe Photoshop CS6, PixInsight 1.8