M1 – the Crab Nebula in RGB


Ian Russell

Sutton Courtenay, Oxfordshire

Scope: Celestron EdgeHD 11 with 0.7 x focal reducer
Mount: iOptron CEM60-EC
Camera: Atik 460ex
Guiding: Atik OAG, QHY5l II, PHD2
Processed using DSS, AstroArt 5.0, RegiStar, and PS 5.

This is an RGB rendition of the Crab Nebula. While it lacks the definition of the narrowband enhanced version I really like the misty / ghostly quality.