Taken 22-Mar-11
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M1 the Crab nebula

M1 the Crab nebula
Ocala, FL
Taken 1.22.11 (6 minute exposures) and 1.23.11 (8 minute exposures)
Constellation: Taurus
6,500 light years distant
360 second exposures (on night 1) and 480 sec exposures (on night 2) stacked in DSS and processed in PS CS5 for a total integration time of 5 hours.
PS CS5
Astro-Tech 6" Richey-Chretien
Orion 80mm guide scope with SSAG
Canon T1i (Unmodded)
CG-5 mount (Hyper-tuned)
Atronomik CLS light pollution filter
Here is last years version http:/​/​coatesastrophotography.​com/​p128787716/​h9e9cfc7#​h8dabff1

M1 the Crab nebula