The Crab nebula is a supernova remnant. The star was seen in daylight by Chinese astronomers in 1054 for 23 days. It was said to have shone four times brighter than Venus.
200mm F5 Newtonian telescope on a EQ 5 mount. Starlight Xpress MX716 CCD camera
20x30 seconds exposures. Processed with Starlight Xpress software and Astromix.
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