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?

This image was taken as part of Advanced Observing Program (AOP) program at Kitt Peak Visitor Center during 2014.

Credit:

KPNO/NOIRLab/NSF/AURA/Tom Bash and John Fox/Adam Block

About the Image

Id:noao-ic443block2
Type:Observation
Release date:June 26, 2014, 9:26 a.m.
Size:1331 x 866 px

About the Object

Name:IC 443
Constellation:Gemini

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Coordinates

Position (RA):6 16 10.75
Position (Dec):22° 52' 27.49"
Field of view:121.16 x 78.84 arcminutes
Orientation:North is 111.1° right of vertical


Colors & filters

BandWave-lengthTele-scope
Optical
B
438 nm Visitor Center Roll Off Roof Observatory
Other CCD
Optical
G
475 nm Visitor Center Roll Off Roof Observatory
Other CCD
Optical
R
625 nm Visitor Center Roll Off Roof Observatory
Other CCD
Optical
Broad Band
555 nm Visitor Center Roll Off Roof Observatory
Other CCD