M1

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Dan Crowson

Animas, New Mexico

Imaged February 2nd and 3rd, 2016 from Rancho Hidalgo (Animas, New Mexico) with a SBIG STF-8300M on an Astro-Tech AT12RCT at f/8 2432mm.

LRGB – https://www.flickr.com/photos/dcrowson/26375558385/sizes/l

M1 (NGC 1952, Taurus A or Sh2-244) – the Crab Nebula – is a supernova remnant (1054 AD) located approximately 6500 light-years away in Taurus.

Luminance – 12x600s – 120 minutes – binned 1×1
RGB – 8x300s – 40 minutes each – binned 2×2

240 minutes total exposure – 4 hours

2016-02-04T00:00:00

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