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


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M97 Owl Nebula

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses:Skywatcher Explorer 200PDS

Imaging cameras:QHYCCD QHY9M

Mounts:Skywatcher NEQ6 PRO Synscan

Guiding telescopes or lenses:Skywatcher 9x50 finderscope

Guiding cameras:QHYCCD QHY5L-IIc

Focal reducers:Baader MPCC Mk III


Filters:Baader Blue 2"Baader Red 2"Baader Green 2"Baader L 2''

Accessory:QHYCCD QHY 2" Filter wheelSeletek Armadillo

Dates:Feb. 25, 2020Feb. 26, 2020

Baader Blue 2": 19x300" -35C bin 1x1
Baader Green 2": 17x300" -35C bin 1x1
Baader L 2'': 31x300" -35C bin 1x1
Baader L 2'': 18x60" -35C bin 1x1
Baader L 2'': 4x900" -35C bin 1x1
Baader Red 2": 18x300" -35C bin 1x1

Integration: 8.4 hours

Flats: ~25

Bias: ~100

Avg. Moon age: 2.12 days

Avg. Moon phase: 5.20% job: 3363546

RA center: 11h 15' 47"

DEC center: +54° 58' 44"

Pixel scale: 1.105 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: -111.141 degrees

Field radius: 0.559 degrees

Resolution: 2931x2161

Locations: Puolivälinkangas - Oulu, Oulu, Finland

Data source: Backyard


I tried some 15 min Lums but no chance of getting the outer halo.



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M97 Owl Nebula,