M106 Spiral Galaxy

At a distance of about 24 million light-years away from earth, Messier M106 is a spiral galaxy in the constellation Canes Venatici. It’s appearant dimensions are 18,6’ x 7,2’, and it shines at magnitude 8,3 mag.

Picture of M106 Spiral Galaxy

Capture Dates
Date29.03.2014
PlaceNeunkirchen
Telescope10″ Newton Reflector
MountNEQ6
GuidingmGen
Magnification
CameraCanon EOS 7D unmodified
Duration17x300sec at ISO3200
Used Software
StackingAdobe Photoshop CC
Post-ProcessingAdobe Photoshop CC

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