Object Constellation Right Ascension Declination
M1 Taurus 5:35 +22.6
Scope Focal Length FOV Camera
Televue TV-85 480mm 86'x64' SBIG ST-2000XM
Date Start Exposure Location
3/8/2003 19:30 R:60, G:50, B:50 Johnson Valley, CA
M1 is the Crab Nebula, the result of a supernova explosion that was seen in 1054 AD.
Image cropped for web display. See this APOD for a Chandra image, this one for a VLT image
and one by Adam Block showing the expansion over 30 years.
main page objects messier
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