The Tadpoles (IC 410)


Posted by Dan Kearl on Tue Jan 10, 2023 2:47 pm

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Star forming "nursery" in the Auriga constellation about 12,000 light years away. The "Tadpoles" are star forming structures being blown by solar wind from the center of IC 410.
They are 5 light years long themselves or 100 trillion miles give or take..
Taken in my backyard, Portland Oregon.
asi533 camera with askar 600 mm scope.
PP in Pixinsight.

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by Jamesmartin on Tue Jan 10, 2023 7:59 pm
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Incredible!!
 

by david fletcher on Wed Jan 11, 2023 5:32 am
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Out of this world! Knocked this one out of the park Dan.
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by John Labrenz on Thu Jan 12, 2023 1:50 am
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Well I can honestly say that I can see the tadpoles.
As David has already said...you definitely hit this one out of the park!!!

Amazing!
 

by Axel Hildebrandt on Thu Jan 12, 2023 8:52 am
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Very cool capture and thanks for the explanation about the 'tadpoles'.
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by Cynthia Crawford on Thu Jan 12, 2023 7:30 pm
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Delightful- fun to see the "tadpoles" and get your explanation. Superb,, as always!
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by Peter Ireland on Sun Jan 15, 2023 9:07 am
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Nice description regarding the tadpoles and nursery.Very similar to the start of life for us humans. Another knockout capture.
 

by E.J. Peiker on Mon Jan 16, 2023 3:29 pm
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Phenomenal shot of this star forming region. Insanely good!
 

by Dan Kearl on Mon Jan 16, 2023 8:06 pm
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Thanks very much for the EP, always appreciated.
 

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