Celestial hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Canes Venatici (CVn)  ·  Contains:  M 94  ·  NGC 4736
Messier 94 (M94), also known as Cat’s Eye Galaxy, 



    
        

            Andre van Zegveld
Messier 94 (M94), also known as Cat’s Eye Galaxy
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Messier 94 (M94), also known as Cat’s Eye Galaxy

Messier 94 (M94), also known as Cat’s Eye Galaxy, 



    
        

            Andre van Zegveld
Messier 94 (M94), also known as Cat’s Eye Galaxy
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Messier 94 (M94), also known as Cat’s Eye Galaxy

Acquisition details

Dates:
April 5, 2021
Frames:
45×600(7h 30′)
Integration:
7h 30′
Avg. Moon age:
23.25 days
Avg. Moon phase:
38.36%

Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 4386471

RA center: 12h50m57s.4

DEC center: +41°0802

Pixel scale: 0.585 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 334.614 degrees

Field radius: 0.351 degrees

Resolution: 3596x2397

File size: 5.2 MB

Data source: Amateur hosting facility

Remote source: Eye In The Sky

Description

Messier 94 (M94), also known as Cat’s Eye Galaxy or Croc’s Eye Galaxy, is a spiral galaxy located in the constellation Canes Venatici. The Cat’s Eye Galaxy has an apparent magnitude of 8.99 and lies at a distance of 16 million light years from Earth. It has the designation NGC 4736 in the New General Catalogue.

Telescope: CFF-185 - Camera: ASI-6200 MC pro - 45 x 600 sec. = 7.5 hours

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Messier 94 (M94), also known as Cat’s Eye Galaxy, 



    
        

            Andre van Zegveld