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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

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