IC410 Tadpole Nebula


Mark Griffith

Swindon, Wiltshire. UK

GSO 8″ Richey-Chretien Optical tube, Skywatcher NEQ6 pro mount,Atik 383L+ camera, motorised filter wheel and Astronomik filters.

Auriga well placed for imaging in the early evening.

Captured the two tapoles in the top right of the image and the open cluster NGC 1893. Increased exposures to 10 minutes to capture as much detail as possible.

Nebula very bright in the OIII component.

HA/OIII/OIII image with 7 hours and 40 minutes of data. 25 x 10min Ha & 21 x 10min Oiii.