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Contains:  M 1, Crab nebula, NGC 1952, The star 121Tau
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vdB47, M1 (Crab Nebula); Taurus, 


            Thomas V. Davis
vdB47, M1 (Crab Nebula); Taurus

vdB47, M1 (Crab Nebula); Taurus

Technical card

Resolution: 4062x4061 job: 2190520

RA center: 84.312 degrees

DEC center: 22.835 degrees

Pixel scale: 2.377 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 180.220 degrees

Field radius: 1.897 degrees

Data source: Backyard


vdB47, M1 (Crab Nebula); Taurus
Astro-Physics 140mm f/7.5 Starfire EDF (at f/5.75)
KAF-16803 FLI Proline
Total Exposure Time: 5.5 hours; LRGB 130:70:50:80 min. RGB Binned 2X2.
September 2016; Inkom, ID

vdB47: Size (arcmin): 7.5 by 4
Type: illuminating star inside nebula
Surface brightness: very faint
Color: very red
Absorption: moderate
Illuminating star ID1: BD+23 982
Illuminating star ID2: HD 37387
Mag. of illuminating star: 7.53
Spectral type of star: K1Ib



Thomas V. Davis
License: None (All rights reserved)

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vdB47, M1 (Crab Nebula); Taurus, 


            Thomas V. Davis