Last updated on 10/26/2014

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M1 Supernova Remnant in Taurus (Crab Nebula)
Date March 3 & 5, 2012
Exposure HαRGB 60:20:20:20  RGB binned 2x2; cropped)
Camera STL11000M with Astrodon Gen II filters
Telescope ASA 10N f/3.7 on AP900GTO CP3
Guiding Remote guide head with MiniBorg 50 mm
Processing MaximDL, Photoshop CS5, GradientXterminator
Comments Cool and windy; nearly full moon high in the sky

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  Image from 2004


M1 Supernova Remnant in Taurus (Crab Nebula)
Date October 28 and 29, 2006
Exposure LRGB 100:25:25:25 (unbinned)
Camera ST2000XM with SBIG filters
Telescope Celestron C8 f/7.1 (AP flattener/reducer) on Losmandy G11 w/Gemini
Guiding Self guided
Processing MaximDL, PhotoshopCS2, FITS Liberator, GradientXterminator
Comments Good seeing on 10/28; marginal to poor seeing for RGB on 10/29

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