31  March  2018
The Crab Nebula (M1)

By Tommaso Stella

The Crab nebula (M1) taken up with a simple planetary camera
 and the technique of very short shots.
 No camera cooling has been utilized.
 Shots taken in December 2017 from Taranto (Italy).
 Telescope: Newton GSO 880 Deluxe 250/1250
 Mount: Skywatcher AZ-EQ6 GT
 Camera: ZWO ASI 224mc
 Shots: 985 x 10" , Gain 330/600
 No Autoguiding
 Calibration with 180 darks, 158 bias and no flats
 Processing: DeepSkyStacker
 (Mosaic metod+Entropic combination, Drizzle 2x)
 and Photoshop CC


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