M106 (Pat Devine) Inc NGC 4217(top) , NGC4340(lower right) and NGC4220 (upper left)
April 6th 2021
Williams Optics Redcat 51, ZWO183mmc pro, Optolong l-pro filter, ZWO air pro, Sky-Watcher HEQ5 Pro
16x300s Lights. Flats , Darks and Bias. Gain 122 at -10C
Processed in APP and Pixinsight
M106 Et Al (Ian A Smith)
M106 and at least 8 neighbouring (on sky) galaxies such as NGC 4217, NGC 4248, NGC 4226, NGC 4232 and NGC 4231 .
Skywatcher 200p on NEQ6 mount, with guiding and dithering. Canon 100d modified DSLR with Optolong CLS-CCD filter. 37 five minute exposures at ISO 800 (3 hours 5 minutes), 5 dark frames, 10 flat fields, 14 bias frames.
24th April 2020.
Overnight temperatures were a bit higher than winter, leading to more noise in the image. Worth a return visit!
M106 & NGC4217 Plus Many Other Galaxies (Ian A Smith)
Skywatcher 190MN, NEQ6 mount, Altair Tri-|Band filter, ASI294MC Pro at -20C. 19 x 5 minute exposures (1 hour 35 minutes ) at Gain 120, Offset 30, 50 dark frames, 50 flat fields and 50 dark flat frames.
Processed in Pixinsight Topaz denoise and Photoshop.
Collected between 1:05 and 2:40 on the 17th of March, 2022.
Lots of thin cloud illuminated by a bright moon.
M106 (William Bonar)