The Owl Nebula and M108

The Owl is a planetary nebula in our galaxy some 3000 light years away. M108, an  edge on spiral galaxy, is further away at 45 million light years.This photograph was taken with a CanonEOS600 on a Takahashi106 and is a composite of 19x300s exposures, iso800 captured in Nebulosity,calibrated with flats and darks in AstroArt and finally processed in Photoshop.

Rhys Owen