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

Image of the day 12/14/2012

    M-1, The Crab Nebula, 


            Ray Morris
    M-1, The Crab Nebula
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    M-1, The Crab Nebula

    Technical card

    Imaging telescopes or lenses: Celestron SC 8

    Imaging cameras: Canon EOS 1000D / Rebel XS

    Mounts: CGEM

    Guiding telescopes or lenses: Orion 80mm Short Tube

    Guiding cameras: Celestron NexGuide

    Focal reducers: Celestron f/6.3

    Software: photoshop  ·  DeepSkyStacker  ·  Binary Rivers Backyard EOS

    Filters: Baader Planetarium UHC-S/L-Booster visual/photographic 2"

    Dates:Dec. 12, 2012

    Frames:Baader Planetarium UHC-S/L-Booster visual/photographic 2": 32x300" ISO1600

    Integration: 2.7 hours

    Darks: ~10

    Bias: ~10

    Avg. Moon age: 28.53 days

    Avg. Moon phase: 1.13%

    Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 5.00

    Basic astrometry details

    Astrometry.net job: 176680

    RA center: 5h 34' 34"

    DEC center: +22° 1' 51"

    Pixel scale: 1.264 arcsec/pixel

    Orientation: 99.028 degrees

    Field radius: 0.279 degrees

    Resolution: 620x407

    Locations: Douglas Springs Trailhead, Tucson, AZ, Tucson, Arizona, United States


    Taken under Mildly light polutted skies.



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      M-1, The Crab Nebula, 


            Ray Morris
      M-1, The Crab Nebula, 


            Ray Morris
      M-1, The Crab Nebula, 


            Ray Morris

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    M-1, The Crab Nebula, 


            Ray Morris