IC 443 – Hubble Palette Jellyfish

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Bob Franke

Chino Valley, Arizona USA

Takahashi FSQ-106ED @ f/5.0 scope
SBIG STF-8300M camera
AstroDon SII, Ha and OIII filters
Losmandy G11 mount

IC 443, the Jellyfish Nebula, is a Galactic supernova remnant, in the constellation Gemini, that occurred 8,000 years ago. It is one of the best studied cases of supernova remnants, interacting with surrounding molecular clouds. IC 443 spans about 65 light-years at an estimated distance of 5,000 light-years.created some interesting shapes.

2014-04-03T00:00:00

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