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



    
        

            Julian Shroff
M94 - The Cat's Eye Galaxy
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M94 - The Cat's Eye Galaxy

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M94 - The Cat's Eye Galaxy, 



    
        

            Julian Shroff
M94 - The Cat's Eye Galaxy
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M94 - The Cat's Eye Galaxy

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Keller-Newtonian 15"

Imaging cameras: Nikon D3300 (modified)

Mounts: Custom Built Heavy Mount

Guiding telescopes or lenses: Orion ED80 APO F/7.5

Guiding cameras: ZWO ASI 120 M

Software: Adobe Photoshop 2020  ·  AstroPixelProcessor  ·  Pleiades Astrophoto PixInsight 1.8.8-6 Ripley

Filters: TS-Optics UV/IR Cut


Dates:April 20, 2020

Frames: 70x420" (8h 10')

Integration: 8h 10'

Avg. Moon age: 27.19 days

Avg. Moon phase: 6.07%


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 4162059

RA center: 12h50m57s

DEC center: +41°0636

Pixel scale: 0.607 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 286.805 degrees

Field radius: 0.517 degrees


Resolution: 5170x3280

Data source: Traveller

Description

I finally got an acceptable process of my M94 data. I'm actually quite pleased with it! If you have the time, go ahead and zoom into the dark parts of the image, there are so many small galaxies! It's quite the lovely site if I do say so myself :p

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M94 - The Cat's Eye Galaxy, 



    
        

            Julian Shroff