ngc4736 (M94) LRGB


Chris Heapy

Macclesfield, UK

Scope: Orion Optics ODK12 @ f/6.8
CCD: Atik490EX @ 1×1 bin
Mount: 10-Micron GM2000HPS
Filters: Baader LRGB
Data: 20 x 600s Lum, 10 x 600s each R, G and B

M94 in Canes Venatici is a face-on spiral galaxy which has a very bright active core and faint outer halo of stars. Very difficult to capture (and show) both features in a single image.