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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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