M97 Owl Nebula and M108 Surfboard Galaxy

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Rob Little

Corbridge, Northumberland

Borg 77EDII F4.6 telescope
ATIK 383L+CCD
Lodestar Autoguider and NE6Q mount

The Owl Nebula is 2000 Ly from earth and is relatively young being about 8000 years old. Close by is the Surfboard Barrel Spiral Galaxy 50 Ly distant. Both objects are in the constellation Ursa Major.

2017-03-26T00:00:00

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