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IC443, A cosmic A-Bomb

Nebula in natural color. Narrowband channels are mixed to match visible spectrum. Red=80% H-alpha+20% S-II, Green=O-III and Blue=80% O-III+20% H-alpha to compensate otherwise missing H-beta.

Imaging data:
http://astroanarchy.blogspot.com/2010/02/ic-443-project-continues.html

I have shot this target with much wider field last year;
http://astroanarchy.blogspot.com/2009/02/ic443-in-hst-palette.html I took colors from this image and use them with my new H-alpha channel to build a narrowband color image.

IC443, A cosmic A-Bomb

IC443, A cosmic A-Bomb

Nebula in natural color. Narrowband channels are mixed to match visible spectrum. Red=80% H-alpha+20% S-II, Green=O-III and Blue=80% O-III+20% H-alpha to compensate otherwise missing H-beta.

Imaging data:
http://astroanarchy.blogspot.com/2010/02/ic-443-project-continues.html

I have shot this target with much wider field last year;
http://astroanarchy.blogspot.com/2009/02/ic443-in-hst-palette.html I took colors from this image and use them with my new H-alpha channel to build a narrowband color image.