Location of Photo:
Morristown, NJ, USA
Date/Time of photo:
11/7/11 - 12/2/11
Imaging CCD: QSI 540 WSG Guiding CCD: SX Lodestar Imaging Scope: Meade 10" LX200R at f/10 Filters: Astrodon 5nm Ha,SII,OIII, RGB
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.