Back ] Up ] Next ]

IC 443
Penryn, California
November 2005
FS-128  (ag, ST-4)
ST-2000XM LRGB 15 minutes each

A supernova remnant in Gemini.  This image is of the western portion of the SNR.   The entire object is approximately 50 arc-minutes in diameter.  IC 443 is a pulsar driven shock front colliding with a molecular cloud and is an x-ray source(s).
IC 443 is the third brightest SNR and is approximately 30,000 years old.