SpongeBob where are you?

The Jellyfish Nebula (IC443), the remains of a supernova in the constellation of Gemini. It is about 5,000 light years away and was created sometime between 3 and 30 thousand years ago. Also top centre is IC444 which is a blue nebula due to starlight being reflected off gas and dust. (No sign of SpongeBob or Patrick though). Seeing was particularly good on this night.

IC443 and IC444

IC443 and IC444

Imager: Sky-Watcher Evostar 80ED DS-Pro, Sky-Watcher 0.85x Focal Reducer, Canon EOS 500D (Unmodified), Hutech IDAS LPS P2 2″, APT – Astro Photography Tool
Guider: Orion ST80, QHY 5, PHD Guiding
Mount: Sky-Watcher NEQ6,  AstroTortilla,  EQMod
Processing: PixInsight 1.8
Dates: March 1st, 2014
Lights: 13 x 600seconds ISO400 (2.2 hours)
Darks: 109
Flats: 102
Bias: 330

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