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Contains:  NGC 1893, IC 410, The star 19Aur, The star 16Aur
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IC410 Ha, 





    
        

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IC410 Ha

Technical card

Imaging telescope or lens:Skywatcher ED80

Imaging camera:ATIK 383L+

Mount:SkyWatcher AZ-EQ6

Guiding telescope or lens:Orion thin OAG

Guiding camera:QHYCCD QHY5

Focal reducer:Skywatcher .85x Focal Reducer & Corrector

Software:PixinsightMain Sequence Software SGPro

Filter:Baader Ha 7nm 36mm

Accessory:DIY Focus controllers

Resolution: 3000x2400

Dates:Feb. 28, 2019

Frames: 25x900"

Integration: 6.2 hours

Avg. Moon age: 24.01 days

Avg. Moon phase: 30.67%

Astrometry.net job: 3103738

Locations: Remote observatory, Kiev, Ukraine

Data source: Own remote observatory

Remote source: Non-commercial independent facility

Description

IC410 is a dusty emission nebula located in the constellation of Auriga at about 12.000 ly from Earth. It is part of a larger star forming region that also contains the Flaming Star Nebula. The gas structures in this picture are lit by the radiation from the open star cluster NGC1893 that lies in the center of the nebula. This star cluster is about 4 million years old, but in astronomical terms it is still very young, with hot, massive stars. At the top-left of the star cluster two more dense structures are visible. These are similar to the famous Pillar of Creation and they are composed of dust and gas leftover from the formation of the star cluster and are very likely to give birth to more stars in the future. As can be seen in the picture, these structures point away from the center of the nebula. This is because of the stellar winds and radiation pressure from the stars in NGC 1893. Due to these structure's shape, the nebula is also called the Tadpoles Nebula.
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