M106 - Galaxy in Canes Venatici

Posted by Barry E.
on Tuesday, March 9, 2010

by Barry Etter

Date: 3/8/2010
Target: M106 - Galaxy in Canes Venatici
Telescope: Orion 8" f/4.9 w/Multi-Purpose Coma Corrector
Camera: Canon 40D (modified)
Filter: None
Exposures: 44x300s (3.7h) @ ISO800
Framing: North is up, 80% Crop
Start Temp: 36F
End Temp: 32F
Location: Mocksville, NC
Seeing: 3/5
Transparency: 4/5
Guiding (RMS/Osc): 0.18/30
Start Time: 9:00PM
End Time: 2:00AM
Captured with Nebulosity, stacked using DeepSkyStacker using selective 2x drizzle, processed in Photoshop.

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