Celestial hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Canes Venatici (CVn)  ·  Contains:  M 94  ·  NGC 4736
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Messier 94

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            Jan Scheers
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Messier 94

Revision title: V3

Acquisition details

Dates:
May 29, 2022
Frames:
64×300(5h 20′)
Integration:
5h 20′
Avg. Moon age:
28.64 days
Avg. Moon phase:
0.89%

RA center: 12h50m52s.987

DEC center: +41°0647.31

Pixel scale: 0.659 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: -1.729 degrees

Field radius: 0.260 degrees

WCS transformation: thin plate spline

More info:Open 

Resolution: 2019x1991

File size: 1.5 MB

Data source: Amateur hosting facility

Remote source: IC Astronomy Observatories

Description

Messier 94 (M94, or NGC 4736) is a nice spiral galaxy situated about 16 million light-years away in the northern constellation of Canes Venatici .
The diameter of its main disk is about 45,000 light-years across, but the much fainter outer ring extends at least another 30,000 light-years or so.
The galaxy is notable in that it has two ring structures.

This image was acquired with the Officina Stellare ProRC 700 telescope and FLI PL16803 camera from Telescope Live in IC Astronomy Observatory, Oria, Spain.

Total integration time: 320 minutes
LRGB 11:13:11:13 subs of 300s and 2:2:2:2 subs of 600s
Dataset Telescope Live

Processing with AstroPixelProcessor, Photoshop CC with AstroPanel Pro, Astronomy Tools, Topaz Sharpen AI and Denoise Projects 3 plug-ins.

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Title: M94 V2

Description: Core less overexposed

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Title: V3

Description: extra color adjustments

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Messier 94, 



    
        

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