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Crab Pulsar in Action, 



    
        

            Hermann Klingele

Crab Pulsar in Action

Acquisition type: Electronically-Assisted Astronomy (EAA)

Technical card

Imaging telescope or lens:TS Optics Photon 200/1000

Imaging camera:ZWO ASI 385-MC

Mount:SkyWatcher EQ6 PRO-R

Focal reducer:TS-Optics TSB225

Software:SharpCap ProFitswork


Dates:Feb. 15, 2020

Frames: 220x10"

Integration: 0.6 hours

Avg. Moon age: 21.68 days

Avg. Moon phase: 55.01%


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 3244394


Resolution: 1340x1304

Locations: Home, München, Germany

Data source: Backyard

Description

Visiting Crab Nebula (M1) again, this time trying the 2.5x Barlow (base 1000 mm FL) to zoom in. Wanted to get a more detailed view of the tornado-like structure (see earlier images), but too much noise caused by the need to work with a higher gain and short subs (10 s only). Spatial resolution was increased a bit, allowing to get more detail of the structures directly near the pulsar (jets uppler-left and lower right, two arcs around the pulsar perpendicular to the jets. At least maybe ... but there are differences to how the other stars in the image look like.

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Hermann Klingele
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Crab Pulsar in Action, 



    
        

            Hermann Klingele