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M1: The Crab Nebula Supernova Remnant in Taurus

Right Ascension 05 : 34.5 (h:m)
Declination +22 : 01 (deg:m)
Distance 6.3 (kly)
Visual Brightness 8.4 (mag)
Apparent Dimension 6x4 (arc min)
More information on M1

Exposure: 40 minute LRGB exposure(L=10 minutes (10x60 sec.), R=10 minutes (10x60 sec.), G=10 minutes (10x60 sec.), B=10 minutes (10x60 sec.)
Camera: ST-237
Guiding: ST-4 on 90mm f/11
Telescope: 8" f/4 newtonian
Mount: Losmandy G-11
Processing: Maxim/DL and Photoshop 6.0
Date: 1/02/02
m1-4:
Exposure: Combination of a 15 minute RGB exposure(R=300, G=300, B=300)and a luminance exposure from my friend's ST8-E on his LX200 12"
Camera: ST-237 and ST-8
Guiding: color channels guided with the ST-4, Luminance guided with ST-8 internal guider
Telescope: 8" f/4 newtonian and LX-200 12"
Mount: Losmandy G-11
Processing: Maxim/DL and Photoshop 6.0
Date: Both images taken 9/14/01
m1combo: