Tadpoles Nebula in Hubble Colors | Ian Gorenstein

Ian Gorenstein
Location of photo
NW New Jersey
Date/Time of photo
December of 2013
Celestron NS11XLT with Hyperstar 3 attachment, working at f/2. Atik460EX camera at -15C, Baader and Astronomik narrowband filters.
Lots of gas is there in Auriga, surrounding open star cluster NGC1893. Stellar gas from young stars in it distorts the cooler, quieter gas forming the outstreams (the Tadpoles). This picture is taken in 4 cold nights of December 2013. Exposure time totaling over 4.5 hours.
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