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Messier M1 - Crab Nebula

M1 (NGC 1952), also known as the Crab Nebula, is a Supernova remnant located in the constellation Taurus, is best viewed during Winter, and is magnitude 8.4. The naked eye can see magnitude 6 objects (magnitude 8 under ideal dark sky conditions). It is 6.0x4.0' in size. For reference, the full moon is 30' (arc minutes) in size, or 1/2°.

      1. Name:
      2. Crab Nebula
      1. Type:
      2. Supernova remnant
      1. NGC:
      2. 1952
      1. Magnitude:
      2. 8.4
      1. Size:
      2. 6.0x4.0'
      1. RA:
      2. 5h 34.5m
      1. Dec:
      2. 22 01'
      1. Season:
      2. Winter

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