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Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Contains:  Crab nebula, M 1, NGC 1952
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M1 Crab Nebula, 


            John Robinson
M1 Crab Nebula
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M1 Crab Nebula

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Celestron C8 SCT Nexstar 8SE

Imaging cameras: ZWO ASI1600MM-Pro Cool ASI1600MM Cool Pro

Mounts: SkyWatcher EQ6R Pro

Guiding telescopes or lenses: ZWO 280 Guide Scope

Guiding cameras: ZWO AS120MM-Mini

Focal reducers: Celestron F6.3 Focal Reducer

Software: Sequence Generator Pro Seqence Generator Pro  ·  PHD2 Guiding PHD2 2  ·  GIMP  ·  PixInsight

Filters: ZWO 36mm filter set (LRGB + narrow band)

Accessory: Celestron StarFinder

Dates:March 23, 2019

Frames: 300x60"

Integration: 5.0 hours

Avg. Moon age: 17.49 days

Avg. Moon phase: 91.83%

Basic astrometry details job: 2724634

RA center: 5h 34' 32"

DEC center: +22° 0' 46"

Pixel scale: 0.597 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 64.264 degrees

Field radius: 0.352 degrees

Resolution: 3378x2574

Data source: Backyard


M1 The Crab Nebula shot with the SCT. Varying exposure lengths and gain settings. 94x60s LRGBHOS + 17x30s LRGBHOS + 77x60s HOS (gain 0) + 127x60s HOS (gain 139). In all ~5hrs of data.



John Robinson
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M1 Crab Nebula, 


            John Robinson