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M97 - 3.4.2021 at 22.00 - 3.4.2021 at 22.30 Janakkala, Tervakoski Observation number 97383

Visibility I / V

Petri Kuossari, Riihimäen tähtit. yhdistys

At Easter, I look for egg-shaped items in the sky.

M97 Owl Nebula NGC 3587



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Additional information
  • Observation target
    • Deep space object
  • Designation
    • M97
  • Constellation
    • Ursa Major
  • Darkness
    • Excellent
  • Seeing
    • Excellent
  • Nebulae
    • Planetary nebula info

      Planetary nebula is the remnant of a death star. It could be ring-shaped, disc-like or spread out rather irregularly.

      With the exception of some nearest objects planetary nebulae have a small apparent diameter and they need a rather big instrument to be visible.

       

      Planetary nebula M27 aka The Dumbbell Nebula in Vulpecula. Image Juha Parvio.

       

      M76 aka The Little Dumbbell Nebula in Perseus. Image Rauno Päivinen.

Technical information

eVscope 30min

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