ASTRO IMAGES By Doug Wheeland


   M 94 - Galaxy in Canes Venatici

M 94                     EQUIPMENT
Telescope ----  12.5" RCOS RC at 114" FL
Mount --------  Astro-Physics AP1200
Camera -------  SBIG ST8E/CFW8
Guided -------  SBIG AO7

10 Jun. 2004
165 min. Total
10/15 min. Sub-Exposures
LRGB Filtered
Acquired Using MaxIm CCD

Data Reduction Using MaxIm DL
Finished Using Adobe Photo Shop

Star Ranch Road Observatory
South Western Colorado Springs
Elevation 6500 Feet


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M94 hosts the closest example of a LINER 2 nucleus, and two point sources have been detected in UV, suggesting mergers with other galaxies.

All Images Copyright Douglas R. Wheeland (c)2004

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