Narrowband Crab Nebula | Derek Santiago

Photographer
Derek Santiago
Email
schmeah@aol.com
Location of photo
Morristown, NJ, USA
Date/Time of photo
11/7/11 - 12/2/11
Equipment
Imaging CCD: QSI 540 WSG Guiding CCD: SX Lodestar Imaging Scope: Meade 10" LX200R at f/10 Filters: Astrodon 5nm Ha,SII,OIII, RGB
Description
This is a composite narrowband and RGB image of the famous Crab Nebula, or M1, a supernova remnant in the constellation Taurus. It comprises a total of twelve hours of narrowband and six hours of RGB exposures. The faint "stalk-like" nebular extension is only seen in the OIII channel.
Website
www.pbase.com/dsantiago
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