IC410 Tadpole Nebula


Mark Griffith

Swindon, Wiltshire.

Teleskop service 12″ Richey-Chretien telescope, Skywatcher EQ8 mount,Atik 383L+ camera, Astronomik Sii, Ha, Oiii filters,
Astro physics 0.67 reducer.

Having another go at this emission nebula in the constellation of Auriga.

Increased exposure times to capture more detail.

Stella winds from young stars sculpt the gas and dust into the tadpole shapes in the upper right of the image.

Open star cluster NGC 1893 near the centre with a size of 11 arc minutes.

This cluster helped with the framing and made it easy to get the telescope in the same position on different nights.

Data collected on three nights. 10th, 22nd October 2016. 2nd November 2016.

Sii/ha/oiii image with 14 hours 20 mins of data. 14 x 25min Sii, 14 x 15min Ha, 12 x 25min Oiii 1×1 binning.