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M106 and Friends

M106 is joined by a number of other galaxies in this widefield view. 6 NGC galaxies in addition to a large number of small PGC objects can be found in the frame. The largest 3 in addition to M106 (top left center), are the edge on galaxy NGC 4217 (bottom edge), NGC 4220 (right edge), and NGC 4248 (closest to M106).

Equipment:
ZWO ASI1600MM-C Camera @ -15C and
Gain:0 Offset:10
Software Bisque MyT Mount
Stellarvue SVQ100 Astrograph Refractor, 580mm @ f/5.8

Software:
Pixinsight Commercial Version 1.8
Lightroom CC
Photoshop CC

Light Frames:
Luminance: 205 x 30 secs (1 hr 42 mins 30 secs)
Red:111 x 60 secs (1 hr 51 mins)
Green:105 x 60 secs (1 hr 45 mins)
Blue: 105 x 60 secs (1 hr 45 mins)


7 hrs 3 mins total

Dark Frames:
10 x 30 secs, RGB (5 mins)
10 x 60 secs, Luminance (10 mins)
Bias Frames
60

Flat Frames
10 each filter

More M106 Details from Wikipedia:
Messier 106 (also known as NGC 4258) is an intermediate spiral galaxy in the constellation Canes Venatici. It was discovered by Pierre Méchain in 1781. M106 is at a distance of about 22 to 25 million light-years away from Earth. M106 contains an active nucleus classified as a Type 2 Seyfert, and the presence of a central supermassive black hole has been demonstrated from radio-wavelength observations of the rotation of a disk of molecular gas orbiting within the inner light-year around the black hole.

M106 and Friends