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Contains:  M 94, NGC 4736
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M94, The Cat's Eye Galaxy, 


            Mark L Mitchell
M94, The Cat's Eye Galaxy

M94, The Cat's Eye Galaxy

Technical card

Resolution: 982x852

Dates:April 29, 2019

Frames: 50x300"

Integration: 4.2 hours

Avg. Moon age: 24.43 days

Avg. Moon phase: 26.64% job: 2667203

RA center: 192.720 degrees

DEC center: 41.126 degrees

Pixel scale: 1.231 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 154.336 degrees

Field radius: 0.222 degrees

Locations: Location-1, Hockessin, Delaware, United States

Data source: Backyard


I shot this on the three clear nights in April here, but only ended up with about 4 hours of usable RGB frames. I stretched this a little hard to see the outer arms of the M94 "cinnamon roll", and the brighter stars are blown out.



Mark L Mitchell
License: Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs Creative Commons

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M94, The Cat's Eye Galaxy, 


            Mark L Mitchell

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