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Contains:  M 1, NGC 1952
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Technical card

Basic astrometry details job: 3350494

RA center: 5h 34' 31"

DEC center: +22° 0' 43"

Pixel scale: 0.273 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 152.491 degrees

Field radius: 0.186 degrees

Resolution: 3735x3150

Data source: Traveller


The first entry im Messiers catalog (AKA M1) is a supernova remnant in the constellation of Taurus.
It ia nicknamed the Crab nebula.
Since it is still expanding - using "reverse" - the creation of the nebula can be eventually corresponded to the bright SN 1054 supernova recorded by Chinese astronomers in AD 1054.

Therefore "The blast from the past..."

This image was created Using Luminance data from 1M Chilescope to my previous RGB data.



Kfir Simon
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Messier 1, 


            Kfir Simon