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M 106

Messier 106 (also known as NGC 4258) is a spiral galaxy in the constellation Canes Venatici. It was discovered by Pierre Méchain in 1781. M106 is at a distance of about 22 to 25 million light-years away from Earth. It is also a Seyfert II galaxy. Due to x-rays and unusual emission lines detected, it …

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M 33 (Whirlpool/Triangulum Galaxy)

The triangulum galaxy was a first try with some longer post-processing. Particularily I had some issues with gradients wich complicated my life severely 😛 [tableT caption=”Object details”] Center (RA):, 01h 33m 51.302s Center (Dec):, +30° 39′ 04.014″ Apparent size:, 36.5 x 36.5 arcmin Pixel scale:, 0.54 arcsec/pixel Orientation:, Up is -100 degrees E of N …

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