Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Ursa Major (UMa)  ·  Contains:  M 97  ·  NGC 3587  ·  Owl Nebula
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M97 - The Owl Nebula, 



    
        

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M97 - The Owl Nebula
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M97 - The Owl Nebula, 



    
        

            Cottage Astrophotography
M97 - The Owl Nebula
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Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Celestron SCT 8” Celestron 8" SCT

Imaging cameras: ZWO ASI 294MC PRO ZWO ASI 294 MC PRO

Mounts: Celestron AVX

Guiding telescopes or lenses: Orion 50mm Guidescope Orion 50mm guide scope

Guiding cameras: Orion Starshoot Autoguider

Focal reducers: Celestron Reducer, 0.63x

Software: Sequence Generator Pro Seqence Generator Pro  ·  Photoshop CC  ·  Deep Sky Stacker 3.3.4 Deep Sky Stacker

Accessory: Celestron Focus Motor


Dates:April 11, 2020

Frames: 17x180" (51')

Integration: 51'

Avg. Moon age: 18.62 days

Avg. Moon phase: 84.09%


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 3406874

RA center: 11h14m54s

DEC center: +55°0028

Pixel scale: 0.718 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 128.328 degrees

Field radius: 0.405 degrees


Resolution: 3392x2236

Locations: Clark Lake, Otter Lake, Quebec, Canada

Data source: Backyard

Description

Taking a break from Galaxy Season to spend an hour or so with Messier 97, the Owl Nebula. Not the first time I've imaged this green beauty, but still a favourite to return to when you only have a few short hours before clouds or the moon ruins your night.

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M97 - The Owl Nebula, 



    
        

            Cottage Astrophotography