Sh 2-249 & the Jellyfish Nebula (IC 443)

Posted by AntonFarm
on Sunday, January 06, 2013

IC 443, the Jellyfish Nebula - down right - is a supernova remnant who locate in the constellation Gemini, 8.000 years ago from Earth. IC 443 spans about 65 light-years at an estimated distance of 5,000 light-years. The large expanse, to the left and to the top of the image, is the emission nebula Sh2-249 at a distance of 5200 light years from Earth. For full size ^ technical details look here : http://astrofarma.gr/index.php/en/ic443-sh2249

Thanks a lot

Farmakopoulos Antonis


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