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



    
        

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M1 - Crab Nebula
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M1 - Crab Nebula

M1 - Crab Nebula, 



    
        

            Derryk
M1 - Crab Nebula
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M1 - Crab Nebula

Equipment

Imaging Telescopes Or Lenses
Astro-Tech AT10RCT
Imaging Cameras
SBIG STF-8300M
Mounts
Astro-Physics 1100GTO
Filters
Astrodon B Gen2 E-Series 36mm · Astrodon G Gen2 E-Series 36mm · Astrodon R Gen2 E-Series 36mm · Astrodon L Gen2 E-Series 36mm
Accessories
MoonLite CSL Focuser
Software
Sequence Generator Pro · PixInsight
Guiding Telescopes Or Lenses
Astro-Tech AT10RCT
Guiding Cameras
QHYCCD QHY5III174 M

Acquisition details

Dates:
Dec. 17, 2017
Frames:
446x300" (37h 10')
Integration:
37h 10'
Avg. Moon age:
28.83 days
Avg. Moon phase:
0.55%

Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 3266485

RA center: 05h34m30s.2

DEC center: +22°0104

Pixel scale: 0.280 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 269.903 degrees

Field radius: 0.311 degrees

Resolution: 6400x4800

Data source: Backyard

Description

Also known as NGC1952, the Crab Nebula is a supernova remnant in Taurus located about 6,500 light years away and spans about 11 light-years. The actual supernova event was seen and recorded by Chinese astronomers in 1054.



Taken over multiple nights from December 2017 to January 2018 from Campbell, CA, USA. Sky: 18.80 mag/arcsec^2



Total integration: 37 hours 10 mins (2230mins)



Details, Equipment, & Software:

Telescope: Astro-Tech AT10RCT (FL2000mm f/8)

Camera: SBIG STF-8300m (-10°C)

Filter: Astrodon 36mm LRGB

Guide: OAG-8300 with QHY5III174

Focuser: Moonlite CSL w/ high res stepper motor

Mount: Astro-Physics AP1100GTO

Capture: Sequence Generator Pro

Frames:

Astrodon L: 147x300s

Astrodon R: 100x300s

Astrodon G: 102x300s

Astrodon B: 97x300s

Stacking/Final Processing: Pixinsight

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M1 - Crab Nebula, 



    
        

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