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Observatory Parameters
Feb 24
Clouds: Seeing:
Waxing Gibbous
12:22 02:05

Crab Nebula · M 1 Planetary Nebula in Taurus Constellation

Size: 8' x 4' Magnitude: 8.4 Also known as NGC 1952, Sh 2-244
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Size: 3,975 × 3,081 px
Visual Field: 0.5º
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Size: 527 × 372 px
Visual Field: 0.3º
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Size: 976 × 650 px
Visual Field: 0.3º
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Size: 1,610 × 1,400 px
Visual Field: 0.2º
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Size: 3,352 × 2,532 px
Visual Field: 0.2º
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Size: 2,190 × 1,596 px
Visual Field: 0.2º

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Hourly Elevation Feb 24

Crab Nebula as seen from Ashburn
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Data Sheet

5h 34m 29s
22º 00' 59''
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