M1, NGC 1952, Crab Nebula
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Type Location r.a. dec. Size Magnitude Distance
Nebula
Remnant from SN1054
Taurus 5h34.5 22°01' 6' x 4' 8.4 6.5 kly

The Crab Nebula (also called M1, Messier 1, NGC 1952, Taurus A) is a supernova remnant and pulsar wind nebula in the constellation of Taurus, corresponding to a bright supernova recorded by Chinese astronomers in 1054.

 

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Date Telescope Binning Exp Time (s) Special processing Notes
Jan 8, 2003 Centurion
18"
L 1:1
RGB 3:1
L 3x300
R,G,B 300
Max Entropy,
LRGB, DDP