Spiral Galaxy M-106 (NGC 4258) in Canes Venatici

Spiral Galaxy M-106; CCD image thru 20 inch
This is a 30 minute exposure with an ST-9E CCD camera thru Kopernik's 20-inch telescope focal reduced to F/5.2. The field of view is about 13x13 arc minutes, with north to the top.

Click Here for a black & white image of M-106 that was taken at F/4. The field of view is a little larger at 16x16 arc minutes.

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George Normandin, KAS

June 30th, 2003