Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Canes Venatici (CVn)  ·  Contains:  M 94  ·  NGC 4736
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The Croc's Eye Galaxy, M94

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: SkyWatcher Evostar 80 DS-PRO ED refractor

Imaging cameras: Canon 6D modified

Mounts: SkyWatcher HEQ5 Pro

Guiding telescopes or lenses: SkyWatcher 9x50 Finderscope

Guiding cameras: ZWO ASI120MM-S

Focal reducers: SkyWatcher 0,85 FF/R

Software: AstroPhotography Tool APT  ·  APP  ·  PhotoShop Creative Cloud PS 2021

Filters: Optolong L-Pro mounted 2"


Dates:April 2, 2021

Frames: 35x180" (1h 45')

Integration: 1h 45'

Avg. Moon age: 20.10 days

Avg. Moon phase: 71.08%


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 4447344

RA center: 12h 51' 2"

DEC center: +41° 6' 39"

Pixel scale: 2.581 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 87.631 degrees

Field radius: 1.141 degrees


Resolution: 2694x1697

Data source: Backyard

Description

Object: The Croc's Eye Galaxy (also known as Messier 94, M94, NGC 4736)

Date: 02-04-21, Light frames: ~11:20PM - 01:30AM

ISO: 1600

Exposure: 180 sec

Subs taken: Lights: 35, Darks: 20, Bias: 35, Flats: 40, Dark Flats: 35

Filters: L-Pro

Bortle class: 7/8

PP software: APP, PS 2021

Equipment: SW EvoStar 80ED, SW 0,85 FF/R, Canon 6D (modified), SW HEQ5 Pro

Previous attempt on object: N/A, this is 1st attempt

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The Croc's Eye Galaxy, M94, 



    
        

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