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Croc's Eye Galaxy (M94) in Lrgb

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M94 is a spiral galaxy located 16 million light-years away in the constellation Canes Venatici.

It was discovered in 1781 by Pierre Méchain.

The galaxy has an apparent magnitude of 9 and can be spotted through a small telescope.

 

It has a 19th hours of integration time using my dual rig set up at the remote observatory.

 

 

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses:Teleskop Service TS Photoline 107mm f/6.5 Super-Apo , Altair Astro RC250-TT 10" RC Truss Tube

 

Imaging cameras:ZWO ASI183MM-Cool , ZWO ASI1600MM-Cool

 

Mounts:Skywatcher EQ6R Pro , Mesu 200 Mk2

 

Guiding telescopes or lenses:Celestron OAG Deluxe , Teleskop Service TSOAG9 Off-Axis Guider

 

Guiding cameras:ZWO ASI174 Mini , ZWO ASI290 Mini

 

Focal reducers:Riccardi Reducer/Flattener 0.75x , Telescope-Service TS 2" Flattener

 

Software:Pleiades Astrophoto PixInsight , Seqence Generator Pro

 

Filters:Astrodon R Gen.2 E-series 36mm , Astrodon G Gen.2 E-series 36mm , Astrodon B Gen.2 E-series 36mm , Astrodon L Gen.2 E-series 36mm

 

Accessories:ZWO EFW , MoonLite NiteCrawler WR30 , MoonLite CSL 2.5" Focuser with High Res Stepper Motor

 

Dates:Feb. 22, 2020 , Feb. 23, 2020

 

Frames:

Astrodon B Gen.2 E-series 36mm: 95x120" (gain: 183.00) -15C bin 1x1

Astrodon G Gen.2 E-series 36mm: 95x120" (gain: 183.00) -15C bin 1x1

Astrodon L Gen.2 E-series 36mm: 200x180" (gain: 75.00) -20C bin 1x1

Astrodon R Gen.2 E-series 36mm: 95x120" (gain: 183.00) -15C bin 1x1

 

Integration: 19.5 hours

 

Avg. Moon age: 28.95 days

 

Avg. Moon phase: 0.61%

 

Astrometry.net job: 3413138

 

RA center: 12h 50' 52"

 

DEC center: +41° 7' 11"

 

Pixel scale: 1.007 arcsec/pixel

 

Orientation: -89.528 degrees

 

Field radius: 0.409 degrees

 

Resolution: 2328x1760

 

Locations: AAS Montsec, Àger, Lleida, Spain

 

Data source: Own remote observatory

 

Remote source: Non-commercial independent facility

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Uploaded on April 14, 2020