Celestial hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Canes Venatici (CVn)  ·  Contains:  M 94  ·  NGC 4736
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Croc's Eye Galaxy (M94) in Lrgb, 



    
        

            Jose Carballada
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Croc's Eye Galaxy (M94) in Lrgb

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Croc's Eye Galaxy (M94) in Lrgb, 



    
        

            Jose Carballada
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Croc's Eye Galaxy (M94) in Lrgb

Acquisition details

Dates:
Feb. 22, 2020 ·  Feb. 23, 2020
Frames:
Astrodon B Gen.2 E-series 36mm: 95×120(3h 10′) (gain: 183.00) -15°C bin 1×1
Astrodon G Gen.2 E-series 36mm: 95×120(3h 10′) (gain: 183.00) -15°C bin 1×1
Astrodon L Gen.2 E-series 36mm: 200×180(10h) (gain: 75.00) -20°C bin 1×1
Astrodon R Gen.2 E-series 36mm: 95×120(3h 10′) (gain: 183.00) -15°C bin 1×1
Integration:
19h 30′
Avg. Moon age:
28.95 days
Avg. Moon phase:
0.61%

RA center: 12h50m52s.15

DEC center: +41°0711.2

Pixel scale: 1.007 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: -89.528 degrees

Field radius: 0.409 degrees

More info:Open 

Resolution: 2328x1760

File size: 3.5 MB

Locations: AAS Montsec, Àger, Lleida, Spain

Data source: Own remote observatory

Remote source: Non-commercial independent facility

Description

M94 is a spiral galaxy located 16 million light-years away in the constellation Canes Venatici.

It was discovered in 1781 by Pierre Méchain.

The galaxy has an apparent magnitude of 9 and can be spotted through a small telescope.

It has a 19th hours of integration time using my dual rig set up at the remote observatory.

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