Best of AOP - Supernova Remnants

IC 443 Widefield

This supernova remnant is about 5000 years from Earth in the constellation Gemini. Can you see why it is sometimes called the Jellyfish Nebula?

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Last Updated: 26-Jun-2014

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76mm Televue (480mm f/6.3 refractor)

LRGB color production was used to create this image.

Luminance = RGB (synthetic) binned 1x1

Red = 45 minutes binned 1x1

Green = 45 minutes binned 1x1

Blue = 45 minutes binned 1x1

Minimum credit line: Tom Bash and John Fox/Adam Block/NOAO/AURA/NSF