M74: Spiral Galaxy in Pisces



Object Data

Object type: Spiral Galaxy
Magnitude: 9.4
Constellation: Pisces
Distance: 32 million light years
M74 has hosted 3 suprenovae from 2002-2013. The most recent one was visible through amateur telescopes.

Exposure Data

Date: 09/23/22
Location: Lockwood Observatory 2, Descanso,  CA
Telescope: DSI RC10c 1867 mm fl at f/7.3
Camera: FLI 6303e with Astrodon LRGB filters
Mount: AP1100 CP3
Exposure times: 12 x 10 min of Lum, 9 x 5 min each RGB
Exposure time total: 4 hrs 25 min
FOV = 44.1 x 30.8 arcmin; 
Image Scale = 0.99 arcsec/pixel



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