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Thursday, March 11

Jellyfish Close-Up

A crop of the previous image is shown below to bring out some more detail in IC443, which is the remains of a supernova with an age range of 3000 to 30,000 years.


Look here for a narrowband image of the "head" showing spectacular detail in the shockfront of the expanding explosion:

www.rc-astro.com/photo/id1179.html

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