M1: H-a


M1, the Crab Nebula, a super nova remnant taken with a hydrogen-alpha emission line filter.

Constellation that it's located in: Taurus

Imaging Site: My back-yard in San Diego, Ca.

For more information about the Crab Nebula:


Date: 20 Dec 2006

Scope and f/: Celestron N11GPS at f/10.

Mount: APT wedge.

Guiding: SBIG STV Deluxe attached to a piggy-backed Celestron N4 OTA.

Camera: SBIG STL-11000M.

Camera temperature: -20C

Camera binning: 3x3

Number of sub-images and exposure: 22 x 5 minutes.

Filters: Astrodon hydrogen-alpha.

Image Calibration: Dark and flat frames.

Planning, control, capture and processing with: Equinox, ImagesPlus, and Photoshop.

Images may be used for personal and/or educational use only.