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Contains:  M 1, Crab nebula, NGC 1952
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Messier 1 - The Crab Nebula, 


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Messier 1 - The Crab Nebula

Messier 1 - The Crab Nebula

Technical card

Resolution: 1047x968

Dates:Oct. 8, 2018

Baader Blue: 1x600" bin 2x2
Baader Green: 1x600" bin 2x2
Baader Luminance: 1x600" bin 2x2
Baader Red: 1x300" bin 2x2

Integration: 0.6 hours

Darks: ~1

Flats: ~1

Avg. Moon age: 28.83 days

Avg. Moon phase: 0.56%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 1.00 job: 2322146

RA center: 83.624 degrees

DEC center: 22.038 degrees

Pixel scale: 1.220 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 183.403 degrees

Field radius: 0.242 degrees

Data source: Own remote observatory

Remote source: SkyPi Online Observatory


The Crab Nebula (catalog designations M1, NGC 1952, Taurus A) is a supernova remnant in the constellation of Taurus.

Imaged on Insight Observatory's Astronomical Telescope for Educational Outreach (ATEO-1).



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Sky plot

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Messier 1 - The Crab Nebula, 


            Insight Observatory