PhotographerCraig & Tammy Temple
Location of photoHendersonville, TN
Date/Time of photoFebruary 20, 2009
EquipmentCelestron 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
DescriptionM97 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.