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Crab Nebula, NGC 1952 (M1)

Tags: Crab Nebula, Crab, Nebula, NGC 1952, M1

 Photograph made from Hale Telescope 5m plates in 1956. Colour image by Malin, original (analogue version) in April 1990, and this digital version in November 2004 from plates:

Z387 103a-O/no filter (=B+UV) 10m exposure, 1956 Feb 12

Z368 103a-D/GG 11 (=V)            20m exposure, 1956 Feb 10

Z377  103a-E/Red (=R)               20m exposure, 1956 Feb 11

Credit: David Malin

© Malin/Pasachoff/Caltech