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Photographer:

Fernando Roquel Torres

Email:

roqueltechnologies@gmail.com

Location of Photo:

Caguas, Puerto Rico

Date/Time of photo:

11/25/2013

Equipment:

Meade LX90, Canon Rebel EOS 450D Xsi

Description:

I present my astrophoto this morning 10/25/2013. The M1 - Crab Nebula!. It took 153 light and 110 to iso 800 Darks to capture this beauty from the fields of Caguas. This object of deep space is a remnant of a Supernova. It is located in the constellation Taurus at 6300 light years from Earth. First seen in 1054 by Chinese and Arab astronomers. To the naked eye can not see and that has a magnitude of 8.40. This object is called a pulsar PSR0531 +121 in the center and gamma rays emitted from radio waves up.

Website:

roqueltechnologies.blogspot.com

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