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23, 24 Jan 2018 and 7, 8 Feb 2019
Takahashi CCA-250 f/5 astrograph and QSI683wsg CCD camera (Astrodon 5nm H-alpha & 5nm SII filter) on a Paramount ME
The Jellyfish Nebula found in the constellation Gemini, also designated IC 443, is a large supernova remnant. The emission of the nebula is due to the excitation of hydrogen atoms as the rapidly expanding shell collides with the surrounding molecular gas. This bicolor image was a total of 15 hr 20 min exposure.