M106 is at a distance of about 22 to 25 million light-years away from Earth.
It is suspected that part of the galaxy is falling into a supermassive black hole in it's center.
Imaged with GSO 8" F8 RC scope.
SBIG ST8300M camera with FW5 filterwheel and BAADER HA-LRGB filters.
Lum for 90 minutes
RGB 10 minutes each (BIN 2X2)
Total of 120 minutes
Imaged from the 101 Kilometer in Southern Israel.