M1 Crab Nebula
M1 the Crab Nebula is approximately 6300 light years from Earth and 12 light years across. This nebula is in the constellation Taurus. At the center of the nebula lies a neutron star emitting radiation and spinning 30.2 times a second. This star is only about 30km across.
M1 20min Ha Subframe
M1 20min Ha Subframes x 32 = 660 min combined image
M1 20min OIII Subframe
M1 20min SII Subframe
Data for this image was acquired by Martin Pugh Thanks Martin!
Scope Planewave 17in
Camera Apogee U16
Mount Paramount ME
Filters Astrodon Ha5nm OIII3nm SII5nm
Exposures Ha 11hrs OIII 5hrs SII 5hrs 20min subs Total 21 hrs