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M97 Owl Nebula accompanied by many galaxies

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#1 AlbertoP

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Posted 12 June 2019 - 04:02 PM

Good evening, today I want to share the result we have obtained from this planetary nebula known to all, the most interesting part of this image other than M97lol.gif lol.gif  is the large number of small galaxies that can be seen, so I decided to dissect it, the Dark skies of Deep Sky West help, but certainly the TEC160 has done a great job with its 160mm.

To highlight a little more the halo that surrounds M97, combine OIII data in PixelMath, for the background it did not make a big difference, but it gave more definition to the shell of M97.

 

Telescope: TEC 160FLCCD

Camera: SBIG STXL-16200

Mount: Paramount ME II

Filters: Astrodon LRGB Set Tru-Balance E-Series Gen 2 50mm an  Astronon 5nm OIII filter inside of filter wheel SBIG STXL-FW8G

Fully processed in PixInsight 1.8

 

Total exposure 33.2 hours.

 

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Credits By Alberto Pisabarro, Jim & Linda Powell.

 

 


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Posted 12 June 2019 - 04:09 PM

Great job on the processing, Alberto!

Your images are some of the best I have ever seen.

Mike


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Posted 12 June 2019 - 04:12 PM

In image #2, it's almost like that star (at 10:00) is lighting up the side of the planetary nebula like a flashlight.  Wonderful shots.


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#4 AlbertoP

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Posted 12 June 2019 - 04:17 PM

Great job on the processing, Alberto!

Your images are some of the best I have ever seen.

Mike

Thank you very much for your kind words Mike, I'm glad you like the result flowerred.gif .

Cheers.

Alberto.



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Posted 12 June 2019 - 04:23 PM

In image #2, it's almost like that star (at 10:00) is lighting up the side of the planetary nebula like a flashlight.  Wonderful shots.

Thank you very much, it's very interesting, I had not noticed, but now that you've told me it will be the only thing I'll see when I look at it lol.gif lol.gif.

Cheers.

Alberto.


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Posted 12 June 2019 - 07:14 PM

Nice image the Owl Nebula. cool.gif waytogo.gif like-button.jpg

 

I see Hickson 50 is nearby.


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#7 AlbertoP

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Posted 13 June 2019 - 04:24 AM

Thank you very much!!!!

Regards.

Alberto.



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Posted 13 June 2019 - 05:39 AM

Great job on the processing, Alberto!

Your images are some of the best I have ever seen.

Mike

I agree with Mike.


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#9 schmeah

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Posted 14 June 2019 - 09:50 AM

Truly remarkable. I agree, even without the owl, this field is fascinating.

 

Derek




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