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M 1 Crab nebula in Taurus

The Crab nebula is a supernova remnant. The star was seen to explode in 1054 by Chinese astronomers

Takahashi Mewlon 250 with a Starlight Xpress SXV-H9 CCD camera

A stacked image of thirty 40 second exposures. Processed with AIP4WIN

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