FASTAR MESSIER INDEX -
Messier Object Information
Messier object: M106
Visual magnitude: 8.4
Date of observation: March 22, 2001
Time at end of first CCD image 22:52 PST
Time at end of last CCD image 23:13 PST
Observing Location: At home on the drive way
Observation of object: M106 is a spiral galaxy with large faint arms. Also, there is a galaxy (NGC4248) to the top right of M106 and another very faint galaxy below M106 half way to the image edge.
Astronomical twilight ended in the evening at 20:07 PST on March 22, 2001
Astronomical twilight started in morning at 4:25 PST on March 23, 2001
M106 image taken with Orion ShortTube 80 mm refractor telescope and Cookbook CB245 CCD Camera.
Use Test patterns to calibrate monitor brightness, contrast, height and width
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