M1 - The Crab Nebula

HaRGB image of a Supernova remnant in Taurus

The Crab Nebula is the result of a star that exploded in 1054 AD. This spectacular supernova explosion was recorded by Chinese and ,possibly,  Anasazi Indian astronomers.



Optics Meade 8" LX200 Classic @ f/6.3, guided with a Celestron 80ED @ f/7.5
Mount LX200
Camera Starlight Xpress SXV-M7 plus SXV Guide camera
Filter IDAS LPR light pollution filter, Astronomik 13nm Ha, Astronomik RGB II
Exposure Ha: 180 min., 12 min subs | RGB: 42 min each, 6 min subs
Processing Acquired in AstroArt3, Deconvolution, DDP. , final work in Photoshop7
Date 01.24.06
Location Elk Grove, CA
Notes Seeing and transparency average, fog rolling in late.