Astrophotographs of Messier 106 (M106). For other Messier Object / M106 photos. For other objects see Messier photos
Listings of astrophotos of M106 by Telescope size, viewing conditions, light pollution zone (Bortle), location and equipment.


For visual descriptions of M106 see M106 observing report.
For sketches of how M106 appears to visual observers, see M106 sketches.


M106 Photographed in Telescopes from 0 to 50mm / 0 inches to 2 inches



M106 Photographed in Telescopes from 50 to 106mm / 2 inches to 4 inches



M106 Photographed in Telescopes from 106 to 150mm / 4 inches to 6 inches



M106 Photographed in Telescopes from 150 to 200mm / 6 inches to 8 inches



M106 Photographed in Telescopes from 200mm to 250mm / 8 inches to 10 inches



M106 Photographed in Telescopes 250mm to 300mm / 10 to 12 inches

Messier Object: M106
Date: 03/10/2011
Location: Murrieta, Ca
Light Zone/Bortle Zone: 6
Telescope Name: 254N
Telescope Model: SkyWatcher
Telescope Size: 10 inch

Imaged By: ghswen




M106 Photographed in Telescopes Larger than 300mm / Larger than 12 inches



M106 Messier 106 Discussion Threads on the Forum



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M106 Astrophotograph Discussions


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Astrophotography Forum Discussions


M106 Photograph Submission Instructions

Submit your observations now so you can receive the Messier photo award!
Format to submit, use this template and edit it in a notepad/wordpad:


Messier Object: M106
Date: day/month/2017
Time:
Location (Town/City, Province/State, Country) (can be approximate):
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Telescope Name:
Telescope Model:
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f-ratio:
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CCD/DSLR camera:
Total Exposure time:
# Frames/stacking:
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Paste the text into the telescope size and Messier object.
Also paste the thread photo thumbnail as per instructions below.


Please submit into the correct site by:
1) Update your thread with the object photo submission and upload your photo (manage attachments, upload). Keep this window of the thread open as a tab or window
2) Open a new tab by going to the Messier Photos page
2) Go to the object page for the object you want to submit
3) click on Edit for the right telescope size
4) paste your wordpad/notepad edited submission edited from template above into the area, without pasting on top or deleting any previous information
5) paste your thumbnail by selecting and copying the Attached Thumbnail of your messier photo from your main thread
5) update your thread with the submission