M97 - The Owl Nebula

Posted by CraigAndTammy
on Sunday, March 15, 2009

by Craig and Tammy Temple 


M97 is a planetary nebula in the constellation of Ursa Major. It is known as the Owl Nebula. This image is a 60% crop. 3 hours total exposure time taken on February 20, 2009. The temperature was 39° F.

  • Celestron C8 SCT at f/10
  • Atlas EQ-G w/EQMOD, Guided
  • Canon 350D (self-modified) w/2" Baader UV/IR cutoff filter
  • 30 x 360s @ ISO 1600
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