Simcoe Skies Astronomy

M1 - The Crab Nebula


M1 - The Crab Nebula - NGC 1952

Hey, this image LOOKS like a crab!!! (facing left)

Magnitude: 9.0
Location: Taurus
Date: Oct 1/04
Exposures: 59
Exposure length: 15 seconds
Amp on setting: OFF
Brightness: 80
Gain: 40

Notes: This is actually the first time I've seen ANY image of this nebula that resembles its name. Not only does it look like a crab, but it's even the right color! This one's a keeper.

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