Messier 74 (M 74)

Introduction | Map | My Own Photos | My Own Observations | References

On this page I collect my observations of the spiral galaxy M 74 in the constellation Pisces.

 

Introduction

The spiral galaxy M 74 is located in the constellation Pisces and, according to Stoyan, is considered one of the most difficult objects in the entire Messier catalogue because of its low overall and surface brightness. With the eVscope I was able to photograph a faint glimmer after all...

Size: 3.5' (Stoyan)
Distance: 30 millions light years (Stoyan)
Rating: * (Stoyan)

 

Map

M 74 in the constellation Pisces - surrounded by many other galaxies and star clusters (Image Courtesy of SkySafari Astronomy, www.simulationcurriculum.com)

 

My Own Photos

eVscope

   
M 74 - Feb 6, 2020   M 74 - Mar 18, 2020, processed  

 

           

M 74 - Feb 6, 2020, photo above processed

 

M 74 - Mar 18, 2020, processed

 

 

   

M 74 - Oct 19, 2020

 

M 74 - Nov 14, 2020

 

M 74 - Nov 14, 2020

   

M 74 - Oct 19, 2020, photo above processed

 

M 74 - Nov 14, 2020, photo above processed

 

M 74 - Nov 14, 2020, photo above processed

 

My Own Observations

Observations February to March 2020

 

References

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