The Great Starburst Galaxy M94 in Canes Venatici

Photographer
krwitman@gmail.com
Email
krwitman@gmail.com
Location of photo
Cochranville, Pennsylvania
Date/Time of photo
April 19, 2015
Equipment
Imaged with a Stellarvue 102ED refractor telescope on an iOptron iEQ45 GEM and a modified Canon XS DSLR ISO800. Aligned 10x180second subframes using ImagesPlus software and processed with PS5.
Description
A very complex spiral galaxy that has an unusual structure with extended rings and an extremely bright nucleus. Very difficult to see any detail visually through a small telescope.
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