Space Ghost

Crab Nebula

M1(NGC 1952), the Supernova Remnant in Taurus
Sketch and Details by Przemyslaw Horoszkiewicz, text by Rich Handy

The ghostly apparition of a stellar explosion that appeared in 1054, M1 or NGC 1952, is beautifully portrayed by Polish amateur astronomer Przemyslaw Horoszkiewicz. M1 is 6,500 light years distant and is approximately 10 light years in diameter.

Sketch information:
Obiect name: Messier 1 (NGC 1952)
Scope: Sky-Watcher 254/1200
Eyepieces: Super Plossl 25mm
Place: Poland, Zielona Góra (A few kilometers for city)
Seeing: 7/10
Date: 29.11.2008 r
Technique:Pencil,graphics GIMP2
Amateur astronomer: Przemysław Horoszkiewicz (Poland)

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