M106 Spiral galaxy in Canes Venatici | steve coates

Photographer
steve coates
Email
stevencoates_pa@cox.net
Location of photo
Ocala, Florida
Date/Time of photo
March 14 and 15, 2013
Equipment
Orion 80mm EON Orion 50mm guidescope with SSAG QSI 683 ws Losmandy G-11 with Gemini II Hutech IDAS Light Pollution Suppression (LPS) Filter
Description
M106 with accompanying galaxies NGC 4217, NGC 4248, NGC 4232, NGC 4231 and NGC 4220. Spiral galaxy in Canes Venatici ~23.7 million light years distant March 14 and 15, 2013 Ocala, FL Combination of 6 min and 10 min exposures stacked in DSS for a total of 6 hours 40 min 1 hours each RGB 3 hours and 40 min Luminance PS CS5
Website
http://coatesastrophotography.com/p724146738/he196629#h58567864