IC 443


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IC 443
Nebula
Mayhill, NM
11-28-2007
Description

IC 443 (also known as the Jellyfish Nebula) is a Galactic supernova remnant in the constellation Gemini.  Its distance is roughly 5,000 light years from Earth.  IC443 is thought to be the remains of a supernova which occurred between 3,000 and 30,000 years ago.  IC443 is one of the best-studied case of supernova remnant interacting with surrounding molecular clouds

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Technical Details
Exposure Time:
HaR_HaG_HaB with 85%/5%/10% weighting and 2.5 hours of ha 1.5 hours of G and B and 0.5 hours of R
Camera:
SBIG STL-11000M
Telescope:
RCOS 16 inch f/8.7 Ritchey-Chretien
Mount:
Software Bisque Paramount ME
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