IC 443 - Jellyfish Nebula in the constellation Gemini (Twins)

IC 443 is located between the easily visible stars Propus (η Geminorum) and Tejat (µ Geminorum) in the constellation Gemini. It is a supernova remnant in which the gas masses were ejected into space in a violent stellar explosion. The brightest part of the nebula resembles a jellyfish floating to the upper left, together with its tentacles.

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Date: 01.-08.03.2021
Optics: Skywatcher Esprit 80ED
Aperture: 80 mm
Focal Length: 400 mm
Camera: QHY 163
Exposure: R:G:B:Hα:[OIII] 16:16:16:36:40 x 300 s
Location: Balcony observatory, Besigheim, Germany
Processing: Nebulosity, Registar, Photoshop
Diameter:70 light years
Distance:5,000 light years
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