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M1

Equipment

Imaging Telescopes Or Lenses
Celestron C11 Celestron
Imaging Cameras
40D Canon
Mounts
CGEM Celestron
Accessories
6.3 reducer Celestron
Software
photoshop · Deep Sky Stacker · Noel's Tools · 5.00 Images Plus
Guiding Telescopes Or Lenses
80mm EON Orion
Guiding Cameras
Orion Star Shooter

Acquisition details

Dates:
March 6, 2011
Frames:
9x110" (16' 30") ISO3200
5x220" (18' 20") ISO3200
Integration:
34' 50"
Avg. Moon age:
1.46 days
Avg. Moon phase:
2.40%
Bortle Dark-Sky Scale:
5.00

Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 3479742

Resolution: 906x558

Locations: Leesburg home, Leesburg , Florida, United States

Data source: Backyard

Description

The Crab Nebula (catalogue designations M1, NGC 1952, Taurus A) is a supernova remnant and pulsar wind nebula in the constellation of Taurus. The nebula was observed by John Bevis in 1731; it corresponds to a bright supernova recorded by Chinese and Arab astronomers in 1054. At X-ray and gamma-ray energies above 30 keV, Located at a distance of about 6,500 light-years (2 kpc) from Earth, the nebula has a diameter of 11 ly (3.4 pc) and expands at a rate of about 1,500 kilometers per second. It is part of the Perseus Arm of the Milky Way Galaxy.

Comments

Revisions

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    Original
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    B
  • Final
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    C

Histogram

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