The Crab Nebula, Messier 1, with 300mm lens at f/8

Photographer
Dr Alan Potts
Email
pott_sa@tiscali.co.uk
Location of photo
Newport, South Wales, UK
Date/Time of photo
31st January, 2018
Equipment
300mm Nikkor on Nikon D3300 DSLR. Sky-Watcher EQ2 mount.
Description
The Crab Nebula in a 16m total exposure stack of 5s subframes. Nikkor 300mm lens stopped down to f/8 (primarily due to the nearby full moon). 3200 ISO. Stacked in DeepSkyStacker.
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