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M1 - Crab Nebula
Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
Ha 7x10m + OIII 6x10m + SII 2x10m
total 150min
EQMOD, SGP, PHD2, MaximDL, Corel
EQ8, MN190, STF-8300M, LE80OTA, LSX2
The Crab Nebula is a famous nebula located in the constellation Taurus. The nebula is the leftover remnant of a supernove. The actual supernove event (an exploding star) was recorded by Chinese astronomers in 1054.

This is a narrowband image consisting of Ha, OIII and SII data. Due to rather poor sky conditions it took a lot of processing to get the final version to this point. The data is also noisy and has a number of odd aritfacts scattered throughout. Still though, its not too bad for a first try at M1 so I decided to post it to the website anyway.

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