- Exposure: CRGB - 36x900s:12x900s:11x900s:12x900s
- Telescope: TMB152
- Mount: Paramount ME
- Camera: SBIG STL-6303 CCD, AstroDon E-Series TruBalance Filters
- Location: JMSM Observatory, New Mexico (Owned by Mike Sherick)
- Clear: February 7/8, 2008, 18:58-05:12 MST
- RGB: February 10/11, 2008, 18:59-05:19 MST
- Processing: Taken in MaxIM/DL v4 using CCD Commander. Reduced, aligned, combined sub-exposures, and RGB combine in CCDStack. Color balancing, Lab LRGB combine, contrast adjustment, USM, saturation adjustment, Shadows/Highlights, and minor Noise Ninja in Photoshop.
- Names: The Owl Nebula/M97 (nebula), M108 (large galaxy), plus many others
- Types: Planetary Nebula, Spiral Galaxy
- Constellation: Ursa Major
- M97: 2600 light years
- M108: 45 million light years
- More information in my blog entry here.