IC 410

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IC 410

Name: IC 410
Alternate Name: Tadpole Nebula
Constellation: Auriga
Distance: 12,000 Light Years
Size: 55×45 Arc Minutes
Type: Emission Nebula
Discovered: Max Wolf September 25, 1892
Fun Facts: IC 410 is formed by radiation and stellar wind emitted from open star cluster NGC 1893 at the nebula core. The nickname Tadpoles was given to the two star forming regions that resemble a Tadpole. Each Tadpole is approximately 10 light years long.

Telescope: Televue NP101
Camera: QSI 683
Mount: Losmandy G11
Exposure: Ha= 11×600 Seconds

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