Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Taurus (Tau)  ·  Contains:  Crab nebula  ·  M 1  ·  NGC 1952
M1 Crab Nebula, 



    
        

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M1 Crab Nebula
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M1 Crab Nebula

M1 Crab Nebula, 



    
        

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M1 Crab Nebula
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M1 Crab Nebula

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Celestron Edge HD 925

Imaging cameras: QHY-IMG2PRO

Mounts: Orion HDX110 EQ-G

Guiding cameras: Lodestar

Software: PixInsight v1.8


Dates:Feb. 13, 2015

Frames:
Orion LRGB filters + Filter Wheel LRGB filters : 20x180" bin 1x1
Orion LRGB filters + Filter Wheel LRGB filters : 60x90" bin 2x2

Integration: 2.5 hours

Avg. Moon age: 23.47 days

Avg. Moon phase: 36.10%


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 545798

RA center: 5h 34' 29"

DEC center: +22° 1' 22"

Pixel scale: 0.520 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 100.186 degrees

Field radius: 0.117 degrees


Resolution: 1314x944

Locations: Home Obsevatory, Golinda, Texas, United States

Description

Supernova remnants in the constellation of Taurus. Approx. 13 light years across. 30km Crab pulsar at center which spins at over 30 timers per second. Originally observed by Chinese astronomers in 1054AD.
First image I have processed with PixInsight.

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M1 Crab Nebula, 



    
        

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