Spiral galaxy M106 as photographed by Martin Germano. This b/w film image was obtained with a Newtonian telescope.
This is a CCD image of M106 by Michael Purcell. He took this image with his 10-inch f/6.3 Meade SC telescope and ST7 CCD camera, on April 26, 1997, 00:12. This is a 10 minute exposure.
CCD image of spiral galaxy M106, obtained by David Haworth on March 22, 2001, from his home on the driveway in Camas, WA. This image is a composite of 32 images, exposed 30 seconds each. They were all taken with David's Celestron C-8 Schmidt-Cassegrain telescope with Fastar lens accessory and SBIG ST-237 CCD Camera. Note faint spiral NGC 4248 (mag 13.6) top left of M106.
CCD image of M106 by the University of Arizona Astronomy Club. Nice resolution of dust lanes...
Last Modification: June 28, 1998