Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Taurus (Tau)  ·  Contains:  Crab nebula  ·  M 1  ·  NGC 1952  ·  The star ζTau
First M1 ever, 


            Kristof Piotrowski
First M1 ever
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First M1 ever

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: William Optics 66 SD Patriot

Imaging cameras: Canon T3 1100D

Mounts: Adventurer

Software: APT  ·  Adobe Lightroom 5.6 LR

Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 872249

RA center: 5h 34' 48"

DEC center: +21° 39' 43"

Pixel scale: 9.213 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 135.726 degrees

Field radius: 2.279 degrees

Resolution: 620x397


first time i'm trying on the crabnebula, very small object for my setup but i'm pleased with the result.


Sky plot

Sky plot


First M1 ever, 


            Kristof Piotrowski