The Crab Nebula with Canon 60Da

The is an urban image of M1 taken from my driveway under light polluted skies. For comparison here is an earlier image taken with a Meade SNT and a 350D

Object M1 (Crab Nebula) RA 5:34.5 Dec 22:01
Exposure 54 minutes (54X 1 minute)
ISO 1600
Camera Canon 60Da DSLR
Optics Prime focus of a 200mm SkyWatcher f/5 Newtonian reflector with a Televu Paracor for a total focal length of 1150 mm

Bedford, Nova Scotia

Processing Calibration, stacking, DDP and initial microcurves in Images Plus . Masked noise reduction , sharpening and contrast enhancement applied in Images plus 5. Image binned and cropped for web display.