M1, Faulkes
Name: M1
Alternative name: Crab nebula
Constellation: Taurus
RA: 05h 34m 32s
Dec: +22d 00m 52s
Distance: 6 thousand light years
Object type: Supernova remnant
Size: 6 arcminutes
Apparent magnitude: 8
Notes: M1 is the first object catalogued by Messier. It is the remains of a star which exploded in 1054 and was observed by Chinese astronomers.

Image credit: Faulkes Telescope Project