IC 443
The Jellyfish Nebula

IC 443

IC 443 is a supernova remnant in the constellation of Gemini. The bright star is Eta Geminorum, also known as Propus. The brighter nebula near the lower left is listed as IC 444. This SNR is located approx 1500 light years from earth and has a span of approx 70 light years across.


Telescope: Astro-Physics 160mm EDF f7.5 @ f7.7 Designation: IC 443 and IC 444
Mount: Astro-Physics AP1200GTO
Constellation: Gemini
Camera: Apogee U16M with Gen II Astrodon Filters Distance: Approx 1500 Light Years
Guiding: SBIG ST402 via Mini Borg 60mm Type: Emission Nebula
Exposure: 360 min Ha and 360 min RGB Position: R.A. 06 hr 17 min , Dec +220 49'
Processed using CCDStack, PhotoShop CS3 Date: 26 - 27 October 2008
Acquisition: CCDAutopilot/CCDSoft/The Sky 6/M1OASYS Location: Deerlick Astronomy Village