M1 The Crab Nebuala


Mark Shelton

Marston Green

Paramount MX+
Celestron C11 Edge at F7
Atik 460EX camera with Baader 2″ LRGB Filters
Innovation foresight On Axis Guider
Starlight Express Ultrastar Guider
30 x 10 Minutes L 1×1 Bin
30 x 5 minutes in each RGB filter 2×2 Bin
Processing in PIxinsight & Photoshop CS

The Crab Nebula is a super Nova remnant which lit up the sky in 1054 for 3 weeks. It was noted by Chinese astronomers & is the first object to be added to the widely recognised Messier catalogue.