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Contains:  Owl nebula, M 97, NGC 3587, M 108, NGC 3556
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M97 and M108: Owl and Surfboard, 


            Jonathan W MacCollum
M97 and M108: Owl and Surfboard

M97 and M108: Owl and Surfboard

Technical card

Imaging telescope or lens:Orion 203/1000 f/4.9

Imaging camera:ZWO ASI071MC Pro

Mount:Celestron CGEM

Guiding telescope or lens:ZWO OAG

Guiding camera:ZWO ASI 178MM

Software:PixInsight PinInsight 1.8.5Isbeorn N.I.N.A.PHD 2

Filter:Hutech IDAS LPS D1 2"

Accessory:Skywatcher 2" Coma Corrector f/4

Resolution: 4944x3284

Dates:March 26, 2019

Frames: 120x60"

Integration: 2.0 hours

Avg. Moon age: 20.55 days

Avg. Moon phase: 66.65% job: 2664442

RA center: 168.247 degrees

DEC center: 55.345 degrees

Pixel scale: 0.983 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 0.911 degrees

Field radius: 0.811 degrees

Data source: Backyard


Target shot as a test to see how well images taken with a 60pct moon in the sky would turn out.
Lacking quite a bit of the blues from my attempt last year without the moon.



Jonathan W MacCollum
License: None (All rights reserved)

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M97 and M108: Owl and Surfboard, 


            Jonathan W MacCollum

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