Contains: M 1, Crab nebula, NGC 1952
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M1 - Crab Nebula

Technical card

Imaging telescope or lens: Celestron CPC 925 XLT

Imaging camera: Canon EOS 50D

Mounts: Celestron CPC 925XLTCelestron HD Pro Wedge

Software: DeepSkyStacker

Filter: Hutech IDAS LPS-P2-37

Resolution: 2223x1533

Dates: Dec. 11, 2013

Frames: 69x90"

Integration: 1.7 hours

Avg. Moon age: 9.25 days

Avg. Moon phase: 69.33% job: 139223

RA center: 83.627 degrees

DEC center: 21.996 degrees

Pixel scale: 0.872 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: -176.951 degrees

Field radius: 0.327 degrees

Locations: Thuis, Merksem, Antwerpen, Belgium


This image proves I'm finally ready for the next level. Lack of (auto)guiding only is the cause for the oval shape of the stars.



Koen Dierckens

Sky plot

Sky plot


M1 - Crab Nebula, 


        Koen Dierckens