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Contains:  M 97, NGC 3587, Owl Nebula
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M97 - The Owl Nebula, 


            Jon Stewart
M97 - The Owl Nebula
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Dates:April 11, 2020

Frames: 17x180"

Integration: 0.8 hours

Avg. Moon age: 18.62 days

Avg. Moon phase: 84.09%

Basic astrometry details job: 3406874

RA center: 11h 14' 54"

DEC center: +55° 0' 28"

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


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.



Jon Stewart
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M97 - The Owl Nebula, 


            Jon Stewart