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Contains:  M 97, M97, NGC 3587, Owl nebula
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M97 Owl Nebula in HOO, 


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M97 Owl Nebula in HOO

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Celestron C9.25 Edge HD

Imaging cameras: Atik 460EX Mono

Mounts: Losmandy G-11 Gemini 2

Guiding telescopes or lenses: Celestron CT-80

Guiding cameras: Starlight Xpress Loadestar X2

Focal reducers: Celestron .7x Focal Reducer, for 9.25 edgeHD .7x Focal Reducer, for 9.25 edgeHD

Software: Sequence Generator Pro  ·  PHD2  ·  PixInsight 1.8 Ripley PixInSight

Filters: Astronomik O III 12nm 1.25"  ·  Astronomik H Alpha 12 nm 1.25"

Accessory: Dew-Not 10" Dew Heater Strip  ·  ZWO 8 x 1.25" Filter Wheel (EFW)  ·  Moonlite CHL 2.5" Large Format Crayford Edge Focuser  ·  Dew-Not DNC02 Controller

Dates:March 19, 2019

Astronomik H Alpha 12 nm 1.25": 40x180" -10C bin 2x2
Astronomik O III 12nm 1.25": 40x180" -10C bin 2x2

Integration: 4.0 hours

Darks: ~30

Flats: ~40

Bias: ~60

Avg. Moon age: 12.96 days

Avg. Moon phase: 96.37%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 7.00

Mean FWHM: 1.70

Temperature: 4.00 job: 2602002

RA center: 11h 14' 48"

DEC center: +55° 0' 46"

Pixel scale: 1.142 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: -130.483 degrees

Field radius: 0.256 degrees

Resolution: 1276x992

Locations: SkyShed roll-off, Upper Providence, PA, United States

Data source: Backyard


M97 Owl Nebula taken in Narrow Band, processed with Ha in red, OIII in green and blue.
Nearly full moon looming.



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M97 Owl Nebula in HOO,