IC 443 Widefield

Noirlab_noao-ic443block2_1024

noirlab_noao-ic443block2 June 26th, 2014

Credit: KPNO/NOIRLab/NSF/AURA/Tom Bash and John Fox/Adam Block

This supernova remnant is about 5000 years from Earth in the constellation Gemini. Can you see why it is sometimes called the Jellyfish Nebula? This image was taken as part of Advanced Observing Program (AOP) program at Kitt Peak Visitor Center during 2014.

Provider: NOIRLab

Image Source: https://noirlab.edu/public/images/noao-ic443block2/

Curator: NSF's NOIRLab, Tucson, AZ, USA

Image Use Policy: Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License

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Image Details

Image Type
Observation
Object Name
IC 443
Noirlab_noao-ic443block2_128
 

Position Details

Position (ICRS)
RA = 6h 16m 10.7s
DEC = 22° 52’ 27.5”
Orientation
North is 111.1° CW
Field of View
2.0 x 1.3 degrees
Constellation
Gemini

Color Mapping

  Telescope Spectral Band Wavelength
Luminosity KPNO-VC-RORO (Other CCD) Optical (Broad Band) 555.0 nm
Blue KPNO-VC-RORO (Other CCD) Optical (B) 438.0 nm
Green KPNO-VC-RORO (Other CCD) Optical (G) 475.0 nm
Red KPNO-VC-RORO (Other CCD) Optical (R) 625.0 nm
Spectrum_base
Luminosity
Blue
Green
Red
Noirlab_noao-ic443block2_1280
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ID
noao-ic443block2
Subject Category
Subject Name
IC 443
Credits
KPNO/NOIRLab/NSF/AURA/Tom Bash and John Fox/Adam Block
Release Date
2014-06-26T09:26:52
Lightyears
Redshift
Reference Url
https://noirlab.edu/public/images/noao-ic443block2/
Type
Observation
Image Quality
Distance Notes
Facility
Visitor Center Roll Off Roof Observatory, Visitor Center Roll Off Roof Observatory, Visitor Center Roll Off Roof Observatory, Visitor Center Roll Off Roof Observatory
Instrument
Other CCD, Other CCD, Other CCD, Other CCD
Color Assignment
Luminosity, Blue, Green, Red
Band
Optical, Optical, Optical, Optical
Bandpass
Broad Band, B, G, R
Central Wavelength
555, 438, 475, 625
Start Time
Integration Time
Dataset ID
None, None, None, None
Notes
Coordinate Frame
ICRS
Equinox
J2000
Reference Value
94.044770853, 22.8743018169
Reference Dimension
1331.0, 866.0
Reference Pixel
565.908340454, 247.087117513
Scale
-0.00151718738289, 0.00151741685184
Rotation
-111.05652394021
Coordinate System Projection:
TAN
Quality
Full
FITS Header
Notes
Creator (Curator)
NSF's NOIRLab
URL
https://noirlab.edu
Name
Email
Telephone
Address
950 North Cherry Ave.
City
Tucson
State/Province
AZ
Postal Code
85719
Country
USA
Rights
Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License
Publisher
NSF's NOIRLab
Publisher ID
noirlab
Resource ID
noao-ic443block2
Metadata Date
2021-08-30T16:22:13+02:00
Metadata Version
1.1
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Detailed color mapping information coming soon...

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