M 1, Crab nebula, NGC 1952


The Crab Nebula (M 1, NGC 1952) is a supernova remnant and pulsar wind nebula in the constellation of Taurus. Corresponding to a bright supernova recorded by Chinese astronomers in 1054, the nebula was observed later by English astronomer John Bevis in 1731.

Imaging telescopes or lenses: TS 200mm carbon newton
Imaging cameras: ATIK 314l + mono
Mounts: Skywatscher NEQ 6
Guiding cameras: Alccd5
Software: PHD,  Artemescapture,  Nebulosity 3
Filters: Baader Olll,  Baader Sll,  Baader HA
Accessories: Coma MPCC
Resolution: 1353×972
Dates: Nov. 11, 2013
Baader HA: 25×600″ -10C bin 1×1
Baader Olll: 26×600″ -10C bin 1×1
Baader Sll: 12×600″ -10C bin 1×1
Integration: 10.5 hours
Avg. Moon age: 8.17 days
Avg. Moon phase: 58.32%
RA center: 83.628 degrees
DEC center: 22.021 degrees
Pixel scale: 1.639 arcsec/pixel
Orientation: 127.021 degrees
Field radius: 0.379 degrees

Author: Marc Verhoeven

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