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The Jellyfish Nebula

IC 443 (also known as the Jellyfish Nebula and Sharpless 248 (Sh2-248)) is a Galactic supernova remnant (SNR) in the constellation Gemini.
On the plan of the sky, it is located near the star Eta Geminorum.
Its distance is roughly 5,000 light years from Earth.

IC 443 may be the remains of a supernova that occurred 3,000 - 30,000 years ago.
The same supernova event likely created the neutron star CXOU J061705.3+222127, the collapsed remnant of the stellar core.
IC 443 is one of the best-studied cases of supernova remnants interacting with surrounding molecular clouds.(WIKI)

Ha-HaR-G-B image
Ha as Luminance - 20X900 sec total of 5 HRS (BIN 1)
RGB 20 min each (BIN 2)

Total of 6 HRS

Telescope - 8" F8 GSO RC (Carbon tube)
Mount - ASA DDM 60 PRO
Camera - SBIG ST8300M with BAADER filters.
Imaged from my home observatory in Gan-Yavne, Israel

SBIG ST-8300 CCD Camera
full exif

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