Messier 94 (North Up, East Left)
Messier 94, also known as NGC 4736 and the "Croc's Eye Galaxy", is a galaxy of type Sab in the constellation of Canes Venatici. It has a diameter of ~120,000 light-years. The first two images comprise 10 x Luminance (45 seconds each) and 5 x Red, Green and Blue (60, 61 and 48 seconds each), 0.5m f/2.9 ASA Astrograph with FLI ML3200 camera at an altitude of 70 degrees on 10 January 2019. The ields of view are 32’ x 21’ and 18' x 12', respectively. The third image comprises 6 x Luminance (300 seconds each), 0.101m f/5.4 Tele Vue refractor with FLI ML16200 camera at an altitude of 65 degrees on 28 March 2017. The field of view is 42’ x 42’.
Hills Observatory: 1 January 2013 to 26 May 2020