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Observation by Aberdeen Astronomical Society: The Tadpoles

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Aberdeen Astronomical Society

Observer

Aberdeen Astronomical Society

Observed

2021 Mar 14 - 21:30

Uploaded

2021 Oct 08 - 12:01

Objects

IC410
NGC1893

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Constellation

Auriga

Field centre

RA: 05h22m
Dec: +33°23'
Position angle: +178°41'

Field size

0°39' × 0°37'

Equipment
  • Sky Watcher Esprit 120mm
  • Starlight Xpress Trius SX694 CCD
Exposure

90 x 600s

Location

Aberdeen, Scotland

Target name

IC 410 and the Tadpoles

Title

The Tadpoles

About this image

Taken over several nights in early 2021 through narrowband filters (Ha/OIII/SII) and presented in the SHO Hubble palette.

IC410 is a dusty emission nebula about 12000 ly away in Auriga. The nebula is lit by the central star cluster NGC1893. The 'Tadpoles' are gas and dust left over from the formation of the cluster and are shaped by it's stellar winds

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