The Crab Nebula (M1)

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Description

The Crab Nebula is a remnant of the supernova observed by Chinese, Japanese, and possibly natives of the southwest of the U.S.A. in 1054 AD. This image of the Crab shows the 33 millisecond pulsar as a bright point source near the center.
VLA in A B D configuration using 27 antennas.

Creator

Legacy Astronomical Images

Rights

NRAO/AUI/NSF does not hold full copyright for this image. Contact the archivist for details.

Type

Legacy Astronomical Image

Object Name

M1

Investigators

T. Velusamy

Telescope

Very Large Array (VLA)

Observation Date

1990-00-00

Type of Observation

continuum

Center of Image

RA 5:34:31.970, Dec: 22:0:52.100 (J2000)

Field of View

0.333333 x 0.333333 degrees

Notes

Contact the archivist for a high resolution tif of this image.

Series

Galactic Sources Series

Unit

Supernova Remnants Unit

Citation

Legacy Astronomical Images, “The Crab Nebula (M1),” NRAO Archives, accessed December 3, 2021, https://www.nrao.edu/archives/items/show/33514.