Owl Nebula, M97, NGC3587
About this image
This composite image of the Owl Nebula (also known as M97 or NGC3587) was created from three sets of narrowband images taken at the 0.6-meter Burrell Schmidt telescope at Kitt Peak National Observatory in June 1991. The colors in the image correspond to oxygen [O III] in blue, nitrogen [N II] in green, and hydrogen [H-alpha] in red.
This image was the subject of NOAO Press Release 03-06.
Minimum credit line: Karen Kwitter (Williams College), Ron Downes (STScI), You-Hua Chu (University of Illinois) and NOAO/AURA/NSF
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