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The Crab Nebula

The Crab Nebula

The first object on Charles Messier's list. The Crab Nebula is a supernova remnant that was observed by Chinese astronomers in 1054.
Date: November 27, 2011
Constellation: Taurus
Location: Dominion Astrophysical Observatory, Victoria, BC
Optics: Plaskett 1.85-metre Telescope
Camera: E2V Imager
Exposure: g 5x30sec / r 9x30sec / i 9x30sec