Basic object information
Name: M 97
Type of object: Planetary nebula
Magnitude: 11.0
Size: 3.4'x3.3'
Magnitude of central star: 14.0
Object classification: 3a
Description: !! vB,vL,R,vvg,vsbM
Notes: Owl Nebula,PK148+57.1

Catalog position for epoch J2000.0
Right ascension: 11h 14m 47.1s
Declination: +55 00' 38"

Constellation: Ursa Major

Observer: Iiro Sairanen
Obs. place: Lakasenpelto, Imatra, Finland
Date/Time: 11/12.3.2004 21:50

Telescope: Newton 406/1830mm

Magn: 244x

Filter: deepsky

Field: 12'

NE Lim.mag: ~5.2

Background sky: 4

Seeing: 2

Height: 72
Visuality: II
Weather: -7C, northern lights

Poor skies fo this object but I was surprised how much details I was able to detach. Both eyes were easily in view. The west one is clearer. There were two stars involved with in nebula (usually I see three stars). Brighter one is a central star.

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