M97 Owl Nebula | Hugo Liu

Photographer
Hugo Liu
Email
huigwo.liu@msa.hinet.net
Location of photo
Nan-Tou,Taiwan
Date/Time of photo
May 7, 2011
Equipment
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.
Description
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.