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The Jellyfish nebula IC 443
09-JAN-2011

The Jellyfish nebula IC 443

IC 443 (also known as the Jellyfish Nebula and Sharpless 248 (Sh2-248)) is a Galactic supernova remnant (SNR) in the constellation Gemini.
Its distance is roughly 5,000 light years from Earth.
IC 443 is thought to be the remains of a supernova that occurred 3,000 - 30,000 years ago.(WIKI)

Imaged with the 8" F/2.8 POWERNEWT Astrograph.
12 frames of 5 minutes - total of 60 minutes.
Orion Starshoot pro 2 camera (color)
EQ6 PRO mount with PHD guiding.
Imaged from the NEGEV desert in ISRAEL


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