Derby and District Astronomical Society
Messier 106 (NGC 4258)
Spiral Galaxy in Canes Venatici RA 12h 19m 48s Dec +47d 18m 00s
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Adrian Brown took the following image of M106 (NGC 4258) in April 2007. He used a clear
infra-red blocking filter and a light pollution filter with an ATIK ATK16HR camera through a Skywatcher 80ED Pro refractor at f7.5. This was
guided using an ATIK ATK-2HS camera through a Skywatcher 80T refractor. The set up was mounted on a Celestron CGE mount. The image is comprised
of 41 x 5 minute exposures.