M1 (Crab Nebula in Taurus)

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Date: December 2009, January 2011
Location: Elizabeth, CO. ~6500 ft., Mag 5.5 skies

16" f/4.9 Newtonian, Pegasus Optics primary

6" f/4.4 Newtonian, Parks optics

Mount: Mathis Intsruments MI-500

16": 120 mins luminance plus120 mins Ha, STL-11000M, plus 240 mins luminance, 150 mins Ha, ST-10XME

6": 210 mins ST-4000XCM color data, concurrently collected during luminance collection


16": ASA Keller/Wynne coma corrector/field flattener

6": ASA 0.73x reducer/field flattener

Seeing: ~2.0"
Comments: Processed using Maxim, Registar, CCDStack and Corel's PhotoPaint X4

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