Messier 106
04/01/2017

This gorgeous galaxy in Canes Venatici is around 23 million light years away. It is suspected that a black hole in the center of the galaxy is devouring stars to release large amounts of X-Rays. The field around this galaxy is rich in other more distant galaxies.


Image Details
Camera: FLI Microline 16200
Optic: Esprit 150
Exposure: 6 hours LRGB
Mount: Paramount ME II, TheSkyX
Date: January 2017
Other: Taken in Okeechobee County, FL Processed with PixInsight and PhotoShop.


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Messier 106