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Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Contains:  M 1, NGC 1952
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Crab Nebula (Messier 1), 


            Henning Schmidt
Crab Nebula (Messier 1)
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Crab Nebula (Messier 1)

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Celestron C14  ·  Meade LX 200 12"

Imaging cameras: Primalucelab Canon 700DA Cooled  ·  QHYCCD QHY 183M

Mounts: SkyWatcher EQ8 Pro

Focal reducers: ASA 0,77 SC Reducer

Software: Adobe PS CS2  ·  PixInsight

Filters: Baader Planetarium H 1.25", Ha 7nm  ·  Hutech IDAS 1.25" LPS P2

Accessory: Lacerta Mgen

Dates:Jan. 28, 2017March 29, 2020

Baader Planetarium H 1.25", Ha 7nm: 13x600" (gain: 20.00) -40C
Hutech IDAS 1.25" LPS P2: 27x300" ISO800 -25C

Integration: 4.4 hours

Darks: ~100

Bias: ~200

Avg. Moon age: 2.53 days

Avg. Moon phase: 11.17%

Basic astrometry details job: 3495660

RA center: 5h 34' 33"

DEC center: +22° 0' 57"

Pixel scale: 0.568 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 20.242 degrees

Field radius: 0.130 degrees

Resolution: 1316x986

Locations: Home observatory, Rostock, Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, Germany

Data source: Backyard


Crab Nebula (Messier 1), Composite with Halpha (Celestron C14, QHY 183M, 13x 600 sec, Gain 20, Offset 30, cooled: -40°C) from 29.03.2020 and RGB (Meade LX200 12”, Canon EOS 700Da cooled, 27x 300 sec, ISO 800, cooled: -25°C) from 28.01.2017.



Henning Schmidt
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Crab Nebula (Messier 1), 


            Henning Schmidt