IC 410

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Description: IC 410 is the nebulosity seen here. In this image we are seeing about half of the full extent of the nebulosity. The two convoluted structures at the bottom are known as 'The Tadpoles'. NGC 1893 is the star cluster partially shown in the right center .
Constellation: Auriga
Date: 24 september 2005
Equipment: 12" RC @ f/9, ST10XME, AP1200
Exposure: 4.5 hours 6nm Ha (Astrodon)
Note: A half moon was within several degrees of this nebula during the whole exposure time.