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davedownsouth

Crab Nebula - M1

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Like many people, I was out with the scope for the first time in ages last night taking advantage of the one clear night :).  As the forecast for the rest of the month was looking dreadful, I decided to give the Crab Nebula the One night treatment with my Esprit 120ED.  It was a bit blustery, so the tracking was not the best, hence the shape of most of the stars :tongue:, but you can't have everything going your way :rolleyes:.  All details of how I captured the image are on Astrobin, but any questions / comment, please ask / give :).

http://www.astrobin.com/231113/

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That is a great image of the crab nebula... I like the star colors and the subtle detail in the nebula.

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