Cookie consent

AstroBin saves small pieces of text information (cookies) on your device in order to deliver better content and for statistical purposes. You can disable the usage of cookies by changing the settings of your browser. By browsing AstroBin without changing the browser settings, you grant us permission to store that information on your device.

I agree
Contains:  M 94, NGC 4736
Getting plate-solving status, please wait...
M94 Cat-Eye Galaxy, 


            Rolf Dietrich
M94 Cat-Eye Galaxy
Powered byPixInsight

M94 Cat-Eye Galaxy

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: GSO RC 8"  ·  GSO RC6"

Imaging cameras: Canon RP(a)  ·  ASI1600mm Pro

Mounts: SkyWatcher HEQ5 GOTO  ·  EQ6-R

Guiding telescopes or lenses: GSO RC 8"  ·  Lacerta MGEN2 mit 8x50 Sucher

Guiding cameras: zwo ASI 290mini

Focal reducers: Astro-Physics CCDT67  ·  TS CCD47

Software: Sequence Generator Pro  ·  PHD2  ·  Starnet++  ·  ADOBE PHOTOSHOP CS5.5  ·  PixInsight  ·  DeepSkyStacker

Dates:April 11, 2020

Baader L 2'' filter: 20x300" ISO1600
RGB: 60x300" (gain: 139.00) -20C bin 1x1
RGB: 18x60" (gain: 139.00) -20C bin 1x1

Integration: 7.0 hours

Avg. Moon age: 18.62 days

Avg. Moon phase: 84.09%

Mean SQM: 20.50

Basic astrometry details job: 3427424

RA center: 12h 50' 37"

DEC center: +41° 5' 31"

Pixel scale: 1.271 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 348.380 degrees

Field radius: 1.021 degrees

Resolution: 4606x3498

Locations: My Garden, Heidenheim, Germany

Data source: Backyard


Sky and stars: EOS RP(a) / RC6" x 0,67 20 x 300s
Galaxy: ASI1600 / RC8" x 0,67 RGB 60 x 300s and RGB 18 x 60s



Rolf Dietrich
License: None (All rights reserved)

Sky plot

Sky plot


M94 Cat-Eye Galaxy, 


            Rolf Dietrich