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



    
        

            Lukas Van den Broeck
Crab Nebula (Messier 1)
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Crab Nebula (Messier 1)

Crab Nebula (Messier 1), 



    
        

            Lukas Van den Broeck
Crab Nebula (Messier 1)
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Crab Nebula (Messier 1)

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Celestron Nexstar 8SE

Imaging cameras: Nikon D70

Mounts: Celestron Nexstar

Software: gimp  ·  DeepSkyStacker (DSS) deepskystacker


Dates:Nov. 29, 2019

Frames: 15x30" (7' 30")

Integration: 7' 30"

Avg. Moon age: 2.95 days

Avg. Moon phase: 9.53%


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 3087083

RA center: 5h 34' 25"

DEC center: +22° 4' 33"

Pixel scale: 0.828 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 57.014 degrees

Field radius: 0.398 degrees


Resolution: 1824x1147

Data source: Backyard

Description

I wanted to photograph the Dumbbell nebula first, but because there were clouds I switched to the crab nebula. I had problems with the tracking but eventually it worked!

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Crab Nebula (Messier 1), 



    
        

            Lukas Van den Broeck