M1 - The Crab Nebula
in Taurus

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Date Taken:  11/27/05                           Location:  OCA site, Anza, CA   
Equipment: 
RCOS 12.5" telescope & SBIG STL11000 CCD camera
Exposure:
  LRGB = 120/20/20/20 (20 min sub-exposures in luminance, 5 in color)
Notes: 
First light image with new scope - image presented at 40% of original
Catalog: M1      
Magnitude:
8.4

Size: 
6.0'

Constellation: 
Taurus

Common Name or Description:
The Crab Nebula - super nova remnant