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



    
        

            Cottage Astrophotography
M97 - The Owl Nebula
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M97 - The Owl Nebula, 



    
        

            Cottage Astrophotography
M97 - The Owl Nebula
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Acquisition details

Dates:
April 11, 2020
Frames:
17×180(51′)
Integration:
51′
Avg. Moon age:
18.62 days
Avg. Moon phase:
84.09%

Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 3406874

RA center: 11h14m54s.7

DEC center: +55°0028

Pixel scale: 0.718 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 128.328 degrees

Field radius: 0.405 degrees

Resolution: 3392x2236

File size: 24.6 MB

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