Image of the Owl Nebula M97 by Jack Newton.
This image was taken by Jack Newton in East Sooke, British Columbia. He uses a Santa Barbara Instrument Group ST 6 CCD camera at the Newtonian focus of his 25 inch f5 telescope. The image is a tri-colour composite, approximately 5 minute exposures.
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Two images of the Owl Nebula M97 by John Sefick, taken with a 25-inch Newton and a ST-6 CCD camera. His first image shows a considerable number of the faint background galaxies mentioned in our M97 object page.
Michael Purcell's image of M97, taken on November 24, 1995 at 4:16 with his Meade 10-inch f/6.3 SC Telescope and a ST7 CCD camera, exposed 15 minutes.
Martin Germano obtained this fine b/w film image of the Owl Nebula M97 with a self-made Newtonian telescope.
CCD Image of the Owl Nebula M97 by the University of Arizona Astronomy Club; click on the image to see it in full size ! Note the faint background galaxies also in this image.
Last Modification: 20 Jun 1999, 12:30 MET