IC 443, also known as the Jellyfish Nebula, or Sharpless 2-248, is a supernova remnant
in Gemini. It is located at a distance of about 5,000 light years.
Date: Jan 15 - Feb 15, 2010
Location: Blue Mountain Vista Observatory, New Ringgold PA
Optics: Takahashi FSQ 106 at f/5
Mount: Paramount ME
Camera: Apogee Alta U8300
Guiding: Orion ST80/SBIG ST402
Exposure: LRGB - R:17x5 min, G:15x3 min, B:16x5 min Ha 24x15 min - Total 9.5 hrs
Processing: Image acquisition using CCD Autopilot. Initial processing was done using
Maxim DL with subsequent processing with Photoshop. The HA and Red were
combined to form the red channel.
Blue Mountain Vista Observatory New RInggold PA
The Jellyfish Nebula IC 443