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


            Jussi Kantola
The Crab Nebula
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The Crab Nebula

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Sky-Watcher 80ED

Imaging cameras: Canon EOS 400D / Digital Rebel XTi

Mounts: Celestron CG5 ADV-GT

Guiding telescopes or lenses: Sky-Watcher 9x50 finderscope

Guiding cameras: Astrolumina ALccd5.2

Software: PHD guiding  ·  photoshop  ·  AstroTortilla  ·  Nebulosity  ·  APT - Astro Photography Tool

Filters: Baader Planetarium Neodymium & IR-Cut (Moon & Skyglow) 2" filter

Dates:March 14, 2012

Frames:Baader Planetarium Neodymium & IR-Cut (Moon & Skyglow) 2" filter: 7x1200" ISO400 bin 2x2

Integration: 2.3 hours

Avg. Moon age: 21.55 days

Avg. Moon phase: 56.35%

Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 119337

RA center: 5h 34' 32"

DEC center: +22° 0' 57"

Pixel scale: 3.915 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: -176.698 degrees

Field radius: 0.681 degrees

Resolution: 1064x660


Sky plot

Sky plot


The Crab Nebula, 


            Jussi Kantola