M106 is a spiral galaxy in the constellation of Canes Venatica at an estimated distance
of 25 million LY from Earth.  It is an x-ray source and is suspected to contain a super
massive blackhole of up to 36 million solar masses.  It is often listed as a Seyfert Galaxy.



March 1, 2011
8" Astro-Tech RC, f/8
Canon Digital Rebel 500D / Modified (Hutech)
130 Minutes / 13x600s @ 800ASA
Orion StarShoot AutoGuider
Skyhawk Observatory, West Bend, WI
Rick Kazmierski



Messiet 106

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