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The Jellyfish Nebula (IC 443) is a supernova remnant in the constellation Gemini the Twins.

The Jellyfish Nebula

The Jellyfish Nebula (IC 443) is a supernova remnant in the constellation Gemini the Twins. What we now see is material ejected by the star when it exploded. IC 443 lies some 5,000 light-years from Earth. (3.2-inch Orion EON refractor, Quantum Scientific Instruments QSI 683ws CCD camera, Hydrogen-alpha/RGB image with exposures of 4, 1, 1, and 1 hour, respectively)

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