M94 | Bernard Miller

Photographer
Bernard Miller
Email
bgmiller011@cox.net
Location of photo
Rancho Hidalgo, NM
Date/Time of photo
March 27 and 30, 2012
Equipment
Telescope: TEC-140 (F7) Camera: SBIG ST-8300M Mount: AP900 GTO Lum: 16x15 minutes, 30x30 seconds for the Core (binned 1x1) Red: 5x15 minutes, 30x30 seconds for the Core(binned 2x2) Green: 5x15 minutes, 30x30 seconds for the Core (binned 2x2) Blue: 5x15 minutes, 30x30 seconds for the Core(binned 2x2)
Description
Here is a picture of spiral galaxy M94. This is a spiral galaxy about 16 million light years away in the constellation of Canes Venatici. It is notable for having two ring structures. The inner ring is a site of strong star formation known as the starburst ring. The outer ring is a complex structure of spiral arms.
Website
http://www.azstarman.net/M94.htm