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M106: Spiral Galaxy in Canes Venatici

Right Ascension 12 : 19.0 (h:m)
Declination +47 : 18 (deg:m)
Distance 25000 (kly)
Visual Brightness 8.4 (mag)
Apparent Dimension 19x8 (arc min)
More information on M106

Exposure: 55 Minute LRGB exposure. L=10 minutes (5 x 120 sec.), R=15 minutes (5 x 180sec.), G=15 minutes (5 x 180sec.), B=15 minutes (5 x 180sec.).
Camera: ST-237 cooled @ -26c
Guiding: ST-4 on ST-80 at f/10
Telescope: 8" f/4 Newtonian
Mount: Losmandy G-11
Processing: Maxim/DL and Photoshop 6
Date: 04-01-02
m106-lrgb-ddp:

Exposure: 50 Minute LRGB exposure. L=20 minutes (10 x 120 sec.), R=10 minutes, G=10 minutes, B=10 minutes.
Camera: ST-237 cooled @ -30c
Guiding: ST-4 on ST-80 at f/10
Telescope: 8" f/4 Newtonian
Mount: Losmandy G-11
Processing: Maxim/DL and Photoshop 6
Date: 03-023-02
m106lrgb-ddp: