Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Ursa Major (UMa)  ·  Contains:  M 97  ·  NGC 3587  ·  Owl Nebula
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Messier 97 - The Owl Nebula, 



    
        

            Angelo F. Gambino
Messier 97 - The Owl Nebula
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Messier 97 - The Owl Nebula

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Celestron 8" SCT C8 - riflettore aplanatico Cassegrain – diametro 200 mm – f/10 – focale 2.032 mm.

Imaging cameras: ASI 1600MM Cool

Mounts: Skywatcher HEQ5 Pro

Guiding telescopes or lenses: Celestron 8" SCT C8 - riflettore aplanatico Cassegrain – diametro 200 mm – f/10 – focale 2.032 mm.

Guiding cameras: ZWO ASI 120 MC Color

Focal reducers: Celestron f6.3 focal reducer/field flattener

Software: KStars Ekos/INDI  ·  Pleiades Astrophoto PixInsight 1.8 Ripely

Filters: ZWO Hɑ 1.25" 7nm

Accessory: Celestron OAG


Dates:May 4, 2020

Frames:ZWO Hɑ 1.25" 7nm: 24x300" (gain: 0.00) -10C bin 1x1

Integration: 2.0 hours

Darks: ~30

Flats: ~100

Flat darks: ~100

Bias: ~100

Avg. Moon age: 11.36 days

Avg. Moon phase: 87.42%


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 3581644

RA center: 11h 14' 47"

DEC center: +55° 0' 57"

Pixel scale: 0.632 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 291.810 degrees

Field radius: 0.450 degrees


Resolution: 3904x3323

Data source: Backyard

Description

The Owl Nebula taken from the light polluted city centre of Palermo (Sicily, Italy) in the Hydrogen-Alpha narrow band.

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