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Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Contains:  M 94, NGC 4736
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Cat’s Eye Galaxy (LRGB, Messier 94), 


            Henning Schmidt
Cat’s Eye Galaxy (LRGB, Messier 94)
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Cat’s Eye Galaxy (LRGB, Messier 94)

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Imaging telescopes or lenses: Celestron C14

Imaging cameras: QHYCCD QHY 183M  ·  QHYCCD QHY 183C

Mounts: SkyWatcher EQ8 Pro

Focal reducers: ASA 0,77 SC Reducer

Software: Adobe PS CS2  ·  PixInsight

Filters: UV/IR Baader  ·  Hutech IDAS 1.25" LPS P2

Accessory: Lacerta Mgen

Dates:April 22, 2020April 23, 2020

Hutech IDAS 1.25" LPS P2: 41x180" (gain: 20.00) -35C
UV/IR Baader: 19x180" (gain: 20.00) -35C

Integration: 3.0 hours

Darks: ~100

Bias: ~200

Avg. Moon age: 14.67 days

Avg. Moon phase: 0.24%

Basic astrometry details job: 3474011

RA center: 12h 50' 53"

DEC center: +41° 7' 12"

Pixel scale: 0.562 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 35.185 degrees

Field radius: 0.129 degrees

Resolution: 1348x965

Locations: Home observatory, Rostock, Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, Germany

Data source: Backyard


Cat’s Eye Galaxy (LRGB, Messier 94) – LRGB-Composite with Luminance (QHY 183M, 19x180sec, -35°C, Baader UV/IR Cut) on 22.04.2020 und RGB (QHY 183C, 41x180 sec, -35°C) from 23.04.2020; Gain 20, Offset 30; objective: Celestron SC C14 (old US).



Henning Schmidt
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Cat’s Eye Galaxy (LRGB, Messier 94), 


            Henning Schmidt