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JellyFish Nebula IC443 and IC444, 



    
        

            Terry Hancock

JellyFish Nebula IC443 and IC444

JellyFish Nebula IC443 and IC444, 



    
        

            Terry Hancock

JellyFish Nebula IC443 and IC444

Description

Lying at a distance of approximately 5000 light years from us in the constellation Gemini. IC443 or otherwise known at The JellyFish Nebula has a unique appearence owed to the type II Galactic Supernova event that occured is uncertain but thought to be somewhere between 3,000 and 30,000 years ago, possibly creating it's central neutron star CXOU J061705.3+222127

Shown to the left in this image is relection Nebula IC444

High Resolution annotated view: nova.astrometry.net/annotated_full/1075623

Captured from my backyard observatory in Fremont, MI

Image details

This is a crop of my original, final size is 2.79 x 2.07 deg

Size: 2.73 x 4.11 deg (4004 x 2667 pixels)

Captured March 12, 14 2015

Total integration Time 232 minutes

H-Alpha 168 min, 21 x 8 min bin 1x1

LRGB 64 min, 4 x 4 min each 1x1

QHY11 monochrome CCD cooled to -20C

Takahashi E-180 F2.8 Astrograph

Paramount GT-1100S German Equatorial Mount

Image Acquisition Maxim DL

Stacking and Calibrating: CCDStack

Post Processing Photoshop CS5

Comments

Histogram

JellyFish Nebula IC443 and IC444, 



    
        

            Terry Hancock