M97 - The Owl Nebula

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M97, NGC 3587
Constellation: Ursa Major
Type: Planetary Nebula
Position: RA11h14.5m  DEC+55d01m
Magnitude: 11.2
Exposure: Composite of two images using the LRGB technique
Luminance: Taken 3-19-04.  60 minutes on hypered Tech Pan.
RGB: Taken 3-17-04.  60 minutes on Fuji Provia 400
Processing: Images were aligned in Registar, combined in Photoshop. 
Vignette correction, curves, color balance adjusted in Photoshop.
Equipment: Luminance: Meade 10" SCT at f/10.
RGB: Meade 10" SCT at f/5.5

Both images used a Losmandy G11 Gemini mount, ST-4 autoguider and
a Lumicon giant easy guider.

Notes: None.

Locator Chart

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Chart copyright Steven Tuma and Dean Williams - Deepsky 2003

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