About the Object

Name: Crab Nebula, M1
Distance: 6500 light years
Constellation: Taurus
Category: Nebulae

Coordinates

Position (RA):5 34 32.57
Position (Dec):22° 0' 59.98"
Field of view:5.47 x 4.76 arcminutes
Orientation:North is 2.1° right of vertical



Colours & filters

BandWavelengthTelescope
Optical
OI
631 nmHubble Space Telescope
WFPC2
Optical
SII
673 nmHubble Space Telescope
WFPC2
Optical
OIII
502 nmHubble Space Telescope
WFPC2

Hubble’s view of the Crab Nebula (2005 image)

This is a 2005 optical image from the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope of the Crab Nebula.

Credit:

NASA, ESA, A. Loll/J. Hester (Arizona State University)

About the Image

Id: weic2326d
Type: Observation
Release date: 30 October 2023, 15:00
Size: 10509 x 9151 px


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