Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Taurus (Tau)  ·  Contains:  Crab nebula  ·  M 1  ·  NGC 1952
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M1 The Crab Nebula
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M1 The Crab Nebula

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M1 The Crab Nebula
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M1 The Crab Nebula

Equipment

Imaging Telescopes Or Lenses
Astro-Tech AT72ED 460mm F6
Imaging Cameras
Sony Nex-5
Mounts
iOptron SmartEQ
Accessories
Farpoint Astronomy Bahtinov Focus Mask · DIY Dew Heater System · DIY Wireless Intervalometer
Software
PixInsight · Photoshop CS5

Acquisition details

Dates:
Jan. 13, 2013 ·  April 9, 2014
Frames:
504x15" (2h 6') ISO1600
Integration:
2h 6'
Darks:
75
Bias:
200
Avg. Moon age:
5.59 days
Avg. Moon phase:
36.86%
Bortle Dark-Sky Scale:
7.00
Temperature:
18.50

Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 286372

RA center: 05h34m33s.8

DEC center: +22°0057

Orientation: -87.758 degrees

Field radius: 0.745 degrees

Resolution: 1920x1080

Description

Rev C Added 300 more 15 second subs from April 2014. Choose the best from all for 504 total subs. Increased the darks to 75 and bias to 200. Reprocessed all in Pixinsight.

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