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M97- Owl nebula / M108

Classification: Planetary Nebula / Barred Spiral Galaxy
Constellation: Ursa Major (UMA)
Object Location: (Center) Ra 11h 13m 49s Dec +55° 16’16° (current)
Size & Distance: (M97) 2.2x2.2 Apx 2000 light-years. (M108) 8.6x4.2 Apx 45,000 light-years

Date & Location: 02-16-2007 Little Blair Valley, CA
Exposure: LRGB, L= 18@ 5min (bin 1x1) RGB= 4ea. @5min (bin 2x2)
Optics: Takahashi FSQ106N f5 530mm.
Mount: Astro-Physics 900 GTO / ATS 10x36 Pier
Camera: Starlight-Xpress SXV-H9 /w SXV guider.
Filters: Astrodon G1 LRGB
Software: MaxImDL 4.56, , Photoshop CS.

Notes: Sky conditions: Average seeing, no winds, 35-40°
Image Field of view is 43 x 55 arcmin