M1 Crab Nebula from Stinger 450 Classical Cassegrain 

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Taken March 10, 2007 from my backyard in Castro Valley, California

Lumicon Giant Easy Guider with Focal reducer for final: F= 3366mm, f/7.1

Finger Lakes CM10 MaxCam imaging camera operated at -25C


Finger Lakes CFW1 Filter wheel

SBIG ST7E guide camera

Seven exposures of 10 minutes through broadband filter

one hour 10 minutes total exposure time

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Other work in the Crab:


Some new ideas for making a Crab Nebula image          HUBBLE inset

(to be discussed at ECCAI2007, late Sept 2007)