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M97 Owl Nebula with SCB 2000, 





    
        

            Marcos González T...

M97 Owl Nebula with SCB 2000

Technical card

Resolution: 720x576

Dates:May 28, 2015

Frames:Lumicon UHC-E: 350x5"

Integration: 0.5 hours

Darks: ~10

Avg. Moon age: 9.86 days

Avg. Moon phase: 75.12%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 8.00

Temperature: 25.00

Astrometry.net job: 653436

Locations: Observatorio Berruguete, Madrid, Madrid, Spain

Description

First test using a Samsung CCTV camera, half moon and lot of city light. Green tint due to UHC filter.

The Owl Nebula is a planetary nebula located approximately 2,030 light years away in the constellation Ursa Major. This object is known by the catalogue identifiers Messier Object 97 (M97) and NGC 3587. It was discovered by French astronomer Pierre Méchain on February 16, 1781.When William Parsons, 3rd Earl of Rosse observed the nebula in 1848, his hand-drawn illustration resembled an owl's head. It has been known as the owl nebula ever since.

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Marcos González T...
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M97 Owl Nebula with SCB 2000, 





    
        

            Marcos González T...