Crab Nebula (Supernova remnant), 100% crop

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Canon 350Da (baader IR-cut filter mod)

NPZ TAL-250K (Klevtsov's system) telescope (10", 1:8.5, 1:6 with special NPZ 0.7x reducer-flattener MkII).

EQ6 PRO Syn Scan mount, guided with 75mm refractor and QHY-6 ccd.

Sub-urban area, 10km off 300k city (visual ~6.0m sky)

7.3 hours by 10min subexpositions @ iso800.

Software: Iris, FIT's Stacker Photoshop.

February 2010
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s58y, Donegal Skies, YoniDM, and 5 other people added this photo to their favorites.

  1. Nicholas David 57 months ago | reply

    fantastic amount of detail in there, great shot.

  2. Erik N Larsen 57 months ago | reply

    Amazing M1 , superb detail in here.

  3. 57 months ago | reply

    Hello, this is the blind astrometry solver. Your results are:
    (RA, Dec) center:(83.6317658629, 22.0140922827) degrees
    (RA, Dec) center (H:M:S, D:M:S):(05:34:31.624, +22:00:50.732)
    Orientation:177.93 deg E of N

    Pixel scale:0.90 arcsec/pixel

    Parity:Reverse ("Left-handed")
    Field size :15.40 x 11.55 arcminutes
    Your field contains:
    NGC 1952 / Crab nebula / M 1

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    If you would like to have other images solved, please submit them to the astrometry group.

  4. Dangerous Dave Astrophotography 57 months ago | reply

    Great shot, lots of detail in the nebula.

  5. JMelquist 57 months ago | reply

    spectacular capture igorfp! one of the best I've seen considering the crispness and color balance!

  6. Astrocatou 57 months ago | reply

    best DSLR shot I have ever seen..!

  7. YoniDM 39 months ago | reply

    Beautiful capture of M1. Such great detail!!!

  8. Terry Hancock 37 months ago | reply

    WOW Igor, this is amazing, I do not know how I never came across this before. You used a DSLR for this, just incredible!

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