M 106 - Spiral Galaxy

Canes Venatici

Spiral Galaxy

M 106 - Spiral Galaxy - North is Up
Date: Jun 15,16 2010 Time: 00:30 CST Location: Haltom City Tx
Instrument: 253mm F/9 Ritchey Chretien Mount: AP1200GTO Guiding: ST10XME, AO8
Extra Hardware: MOAG Seeing: Good Transparency: Good
Camera: SBIG ST10XME Filter Wheel: CFW10 Filter: AstroDon L
Exposure: 74 x 300 Seconds L Camera Control: MaximDL 5.07 Processing: CCD Stack,PSCS2

Image Center: RA 12h 19m 08s, Dec +47d 18m 33s, Pos Angle +280d 15'
Effective Focal Length 2292.4 mm ~ .61" per Pixel
Notes: Calm. Temp ~75 Degrees F. Guiding was ~ 1 arc second