Contains: NGC 1893, IC 410

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IC410 - the Tadpoles

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Resolution: 3000x2250

Frames: 73x1800"

Integration: 36.5 hours

Astrometry.net job: 895868

RA center: 80.676 degrees

DEC center: 33.359 degrees

Pixel scale: 0.633 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 87.827 degrees

Field radius: 0.330 degrees

Description

Another dusty emission nebula shaped by the stellar winds of newly formed stars seen here in narrowband. The "tadpoles" are approximately 10 light-years long.

Acquisition credit: John Kasianowicz, Daniele Malleo, Leonardo Orazi, Rob Pfile, Rick Stevenson and Jerry Yesavage.

Processing credit: Rick Stevenson

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IC410 - the Tadpoles, Rick Stevenson