Friday, April 24, 2009

Messier 106 in constellation Canes Venatici

The spiral galaxy M106 has a beautiful pattern in the core. It is located 23.7 MLY from us in the constellation Canes Venatici and has apparent magnitude of 9.1. The image is produced from 28 subs of 6 min each, ISO 1600, CPC11 with focal reducer 0.63 (1760 mm, f6.3), Canon 40D. NexImage guiding with C80ED.

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