IC 410
Object Information:

IC 410, NGC 1893

IC 410 is located in the constellation of Auriga and is a faint emission nebula that surrounds and is illuminated by the open cluster NGC 1983.

The interesting features in IC 410 are the two areas of dense cooler gas which are commonly called "the tadpoles". These tadpoles are estimated to be about 10 light years long and the heads are believed to be areas of active star formation.

Image date:

November 8, 2015

Exposure Information:

This is a composite LRGB image - luminance channel - 1.5 hours; R, G and B channels - 0.5 hours each

Imaged at:

Anza-Borrego State Park, San Diego County, California


Telescope - Takahashi MT-160
Mount - Astro-Physics 900 GTO