Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Ursa Major (UMa)  ·  Contains:  M 108  ·  M 97  ·  NGC 3556  ·  NGC 3587  ·  Owl Nebula
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M97 Owl Nebula & M108 Surfboard Galaxy

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Canon EF 400mm f/5.6L USM

Imaging cameras: Canon EOS 70Da

Mounts: SkyWatcher Star Adventurer

Guiding telescopes or lenses: Orion Mini 50mm Guide Scope

Guiding cameras: Lacerta MGEN 2

Software: Pleiades Astrophoto PixInsight  ·  Adobe Lightroom

Filters: Astronomik CLS-CCD Clip Filter


Dates:Feb. 15, 2017

Frames:Astronomik CLS-CCD Clip Filter: 45x180" ISO1600

Integration: 2.2 hours

Darks: ~24

Bias: ~34

Avg. Moon age: 19.16 days

Avg. Moon phase: 79.67%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 6.00


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 3474896

RA center: 11h 13' 5"

DEC center: +55° 22' 15"

Pixel scale: 2.156 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 292.929 degrees

Field radius: 1.079 degrees


Resolution: 3000x2000

Locations: Derendingen 454m, Solothurn, SO, Switzerland

Description

This evening I checked in Stellarium what is on the sky and found this 2 nice objects.
Asking myself why I didn't found and shoot them earlier... so easy to find with the star Merak :-)

f/5.6

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