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Contains:  M 1, Crab nebula, NGC 1952
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M1 Core Pulsar Shockwave Animation (time lapse 3 years), 





    
        

            John Dwyer (jaddbd)

M1 Core Pulsar Shockwave Animation (time lapse 3 years)

Technical card

Imaging telescope or lens:Astro-Tech AT10RCCF

Imaging cameras:SBIG ST2000XMQSI 640 wsg-8

Mount:AP900GTO

Guiding telescope or lens:Astro-Tech AT10RCCF

Guiding cameras:SBIG ST2000XMstarlight Xpress lodestar

Software:photoshop cs5ccdstack 2.0

Filter:L

Accessory:SBIG CFW 10

Resolution: 945x507

Dates:March 23, 2014

Frames: 30x600"

Integration: 5.0 hours

Avg. Moon age: 21.55 days

Avg. Moon phase: 56.38%

Astrometry.net job: 279408

Locations: Home Observatory, Glenwood, Maryland, United States

Description

Images combined over the space of 13 months and put into a GIF to show the shockwave expansion generated by the pulsar at the center of the Crab Nebula. First shows non-inverted and inverted data for better contrast.

Move your cursor off the small version image or click to see the larger version or to start the animation.

Luminance filter only. Stacks from 2 seasons in Image B and D.

Stack for 3 seasons in inverted image C.

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John Dwyer (jaddbd)
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  • M1 Core Pulsar Shockwave Animation (time lapse 3 years), 





    
        

            John Dwyer (jaddbd)
    Original
  • M1 Core Pulsar Shockwave Animation (time lapse 3 years), 





    
        

            John Dwyer (jaddbd)
    B
  • M1 Core Pulsar Shockwave Animation (time lapse 3 years), 





    
        

            John Dwyer (jaddbd)
    C
  • Final
    M1 Core Pulsar Shockwave Animation (time lapse 3 years), 





    
        

            John Dwyer (jaddbd)
    D

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M1 Core Pulsar Shockwave Animation (time lapse 3 years), 





    
        

            John Dwyer (jaddbd)

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