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M106 Spiral galaxy in Canes Venatici

M106 Spiral galaxy in Canes Venatici

M106 with accompanying galaxies NGC 4217, NGC 4248, NGC 4232, NGC 4231 and NGC 4220.
Spiral galaxy in Canes Venatici
~23.7 million light years distant
Ocala, FL (RGB)
Chiefland, FL (LUM)
Combination of 6 min and 10 min exposures stacked in DeepSkyStacker for a total of 6 hours 40 min
1 hours each RGB
3 hours and 40 min Luminance
2 hours 20 minutes Ha

Additional 15 minute subs in Luminance was added from Chiefland, Florida totaling 3 hours and 30 minutes.


Photoshop CS5
Imaging telescope: Orion 80mm EON
Imaging camera: QSI 683 wsg-8
Losmandy G-11 with Gemini II
Hutech IDAS Light Pollution Suppression (LPS) Filter
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