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JellyFish Nebula IC443 and IC444, 


            Terry Hancock

JellyFish Nebula IC443 and IC444


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:

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



Terry Hancock


JellyFish Nebula IC443 and IC444, 


            Terry Hancock