Deep Sky
M97

Constellation: Ursa Major
Planetary Nebula  (Owl Nebula)
NGC 3587
Discovered by Pierre Mechain in 1781 and is one of the more complex of the planetary nebulas.  The  nebula formed approx 6,000 years ago.  The nebula gets its name for the ‘eyes’, Sally, my sister-in-law, this one is for you!

20 images stacked
20 sec ea
Date: 04-29-13