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Croc's Eye Galaxy (M94) in Lrgb | by Carballada
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Croc's Eye Galaxy (M94) in Lrgb


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



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% 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