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Observatory Parameters
Nov 21
Lat. 39.0, Lon. -77.5
Clouds: Seeing:
Waxing Crescent
09:31 19:32

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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Visual Field: 0.5º
ISO: 800
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Size: 3,067 × 2,202 px
Visual Field: 0.1º
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Visual Field: 0.1º
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Visual Field: 0.3º
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Visual Field: 0.5º
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Crab Nebula as seen from Lat. 39.0, Lon. -77.5
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Data Sheet

20.8
5h 34m 29s
22º 00' 59''
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