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name: owl nebula
name (alternate): m97
typ (catalog): planetary nebula (messier)
coordinates: (J2000)
ra: 11 h 14 m 47.7 s dec: 55 ° 1 ' 8 "
coord. for easier usage:
ra: 11.24639 dec: 55.01889 usage is easier but not so exact
please remember:
some of the values can slighty differ by day and condition.
distance (approx.):
621.00 parsec convert this
brightness (visible):
9.90 mag
not added yet
ursa major (uma) symbolism: the great bear
proofpic: avaiable, please request if needed
size of the object: 3.40 x 3.30
additional Info: caltech, google, google images, simbad, wikipedia
extra text: owl-like "eyes" visible through larger telescopes
image (max. 500kb): no image added yet
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processing: it's recommended to use: small bright nebula
visible: yes