Observation by Patrick Maloney: NGC 1952 (M1)

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Patrick Maloney


Patrick Maloney


1996 Dec 13 - 23:05


2021 Dec 10 - 17:46


The Crab Nebula (M1)

  • 12.25" Newtonian reflector, 18mm eyepiece, x80


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NGC 1952 (M1)


NGC 1952 (M1)

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Very bright and easy. Elongation immediately visible. The ends of the nebula appear 'twisted' away from the central axis, in opposite directions. The northern end appeared almost pointed. There is an inclusion clearly visible in the SE of the nebula. A fair amount of detail was glimpsed, but not well enough to be drawn.

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