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|Description:||This is the remnant of a supernova that exploded in 1054 A.D. and is nicknamed the "Crab Nebula." At its center is a pulsar that rotates 30 times per second.|
|Distance:||6.5 thousand light years|
|Apparent Size:||8' x 4'|
|Date:||15 November 2004|
|Equipment:||12.5" RC @ f/9, ST10XME, AO-7, MI-250|