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The surroundings of the Crab Nebula

The surroundings of the Crab Nebula

Date: 04 December 2005
Satellite: Hubble Space Telescope
Depicts: Messier 1, Crab Nebula
Copyright: Akira Fujii, Davide De Martin ( and NASA, ESA & Allison Loll/Jeff Hester (Arizona State University)

This composite shows:

  1. The constellation Taurus (lower left) photographed by the avid astrophotographer Akira Fujii
  2. A two-colour image (right) shows the surroundings of the Crab Nebula. It was composed from Digitized Sky Survey 2 images, and
  3. The new NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope image (upper left) of the entire Crab Nebula in super high resolution
Last Update: 1 September 2019
20-Apr-2024 21:17 UT

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