M94 Galaxy

Messier94 is a spiral galaxy situated in constellation Canes Venatici. It is one of the neare beyond our local group of galaxies. M94 was discoved by Pierre Mechain in 1781. Spiral galaxy M94 was classified Sab because of its extremely bright inner region.

Imaging information

Optics: Takahashi Mewlon300 with reducer, Pentax MS5 mount

Camera: SBIG ST-2000XM, AO7, Astronomik Type2C LRGB Filter

Exposure: L=10minutesx18, RGB=10minutesx2

Software: Stellaimage5, PhotoshopCS

Location: Yoshinaga village, Okayama Prefecture, 2007