Location of Photo:
Date/Time of photo:
May 7, 2011
Takahashi 130F + 1.6x Extender. f/12.3. EM400. Camera:SBIG ST8300M. L:R:G:B = 15x4:15x3:15x3:15x3. All unbinned. Total exposure time 3 hours and 15mins.
M97 or Owl Nebula located 1,600 ly away from us which was found by French astronomer and surveyor Pierre Mechain in 1781. He also discovered many deep-sky objects M72,M74,M75,M78,M79,M94,M95....,Totally 26 or 27 objects.