Jellyfish Nebula (IC 443 / Sharpless 248 (Sh2-248)) (top image is reduced-size | other sizes:  medium , original) Bottom image is an "Ha-only" view

Distance:  5,000 light years

Telescope Takahashi FS-60C @ f/6.2
Mount Takahashi EM200 Temma II
Camera QSI 540wsg @ -10C
Filters Astrodon Ha (3nm), Astrodon Tru-Balance I-Series LRGB Gen 2
Guider SX Lodestar
Settings 7x20min Ha, 3x5min L (bin1x1); 3x5min ea RGB (bin2x2); AstroArt5, CS4 (slightly cropped, 10xdarks/flats/fdarks/bias)

13 October 2015 - Las Cruces, NM

Published as Astronomy Magazine Picture of the Day, 2 Aug 17 (screenshot).
in All About Space magazine, Issue 49, Mar 16, pg 91.
in Cosmic Pursuits, 19 Jan 16.
Published 24 Dec 15 (Christmas Present!):
     - 19th slot in "Space Image of the Day (December 2015)" (screenshot)

This image is LHaRGB, where Ha was used in combination with Luminance and Ha:R (80:20) was used for the Red channel. 

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