IC 443 (also designated as Sh2-248)
is a supernova remnant in the constellation of Gemini. It commonly
referred to as the Jellyfish Nebula. It lies approximately 5,000
light years away and spans 70 light years. It is believed to have
been created between 3 and 30 thousand years ago. It's non-symmetrical
shape is due to its interaction with nearby gas clouds.
The bright star to the right is
||Ha: SBIG 8300M with
Astronomik 12nm Ha filter
Color: Modified Canon 650D - ISO 3200, Raw capture
|| iOptron CEM60 guided
with QHY5-II-M on 60mm guide scope
||Ha: 22 @ 7.5 min.
Color: 22 @ 5 min.
images were captured, aligned, and combined in CCDSoft. Color images
were captured, aligned, and combined in ImagesPlus. The Ha and color
composite images were combined and adjusted in Photoshop. Topaz Detail
and DeNoise filters were applied to the final image.
observatory in southeastern Minnesota on 3/23/19 and 3/25/19. Temp:
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