NGC 3587

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NGC 3587[1][2], also known as M97 or Owl Nebula, is a planetary nebula located in the constellation Ursa Maior.

NGC 3587
Observation data: 2000.0 epoch
Constellation Ursa Maior
Right ascension 11h14.8m
Declination +55o01'
Type Planetary nebula
Apparent dimensions 3.2
Apparent magnitude 11.2
Other designations M 97, Owl Nebula

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Scientific research

References

  1. Hirshfeld, Alan, and Roger W. Sinnott, eds., Sky Catalogue 2000.0, Vol.2, Cambridge, Massachusetts: Sky Publishing Corp. and Cambridge University Press, 1985. (3098,238)
  2. NGC 2000.0, The Complete New General Catalogue and Index Catalogue of Nebulae and Star Clusters by J.L.E. Dreyer Sinnott, R.W. (edited by) <Sky Publishing Corporation and Cambridge University Press (1988)>