Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Contains:  M 94  ·  M94  ·  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

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Teleskop Service TS Photoline 107mm f/6.5 Super-Apo  ·  Altair Astro RC250-TT 10" RC Truss Tube

Imaging cameras: ZWO ASI183MM-Cool  ·  ZWO ASI1600MM-Cool

Mounts: Skywatcher EQ6R Pro  ·  Mesu 200 Mk2

Guiding telescopes or lenses: Celestron OAG Deluxe  ·  Teleskop Service TSOAG9 Off-Axis Guider

Guiding cameras: ZWO ASI290 Mini  ·  ZWO ASI174 Mini

Focal reducers: Riccardi Reducer/Flattener 0.75x  ·  Telescope-Service TS 2" Flattener

Software: Pleiades Astrophoto PixInsight  ·  Seqence Generator Pro

Filters: Astrodon R Gen.2 E-series 36mm  ·  Astrodon G Gen.2 E-series 36mm  ·  Astrodon B Gen.2 E-series 36mm  ·  Astrodon L Gen.2 E-series 36mm

Accessory: ZWO EFW  ·  MoonLite NiteCrawler WR30  ·  MoonLite CSL 2.5" Focuser with High Res Stepper Motor

Dates:Feb. 22, 2020Feb. 23, 2020

Astrodon B Gen.2 E-series 36mm: 95x120" (gain: 183.00) -15C bin 1x1
Astrodon G Gen.2 E-series 36mm: 95x120" (gain: 183.00) -15C bin 1x1
Astrodon L Gen.2 E-series 36mm: 200x180" (gain: 75.00) -20C bin 1x1
Astrodon R Gen.2 E-series 36mm: 95x120" (gain: 183.00) -15C bin 1x1

Integration: 19.5 hours

Avg. Moon age: 28.95 days

Avg. Moon phase: 0.61%

Astrometry.net job: 3413138

RA center: 12h 50' 52"

DEC center: +41° 7' 11"

Pixel scale: 1.007 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: -89.528 degrees

Field radius: 0.409 degrees

Resolution: 2328x1760

Locations: AAS Montsec, Àger, Lleida, Spain

Data source: Own remote observatory

Remote source: Non-commercial independent facility


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.



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


            Jose Carballada