The Tadpoles Nebula, IC410, is a HII emission region located in the Auriga constellation. It lies some 10,000 light-years away from us. We can also identify the NGC1893 open cluster, located 3,300 light-years away from us.

This image has been composed using Hydrogen Hα, Sulfur [SII] and Oxygen [OIII] data for the nebula and RGB data for the stars.

Image Details

Hα: 50×600″

[OIII]: 23×600″

[SII]: 12×600″

RGB: 15×180″ (each)


All images taken at 0Gain bin1 -20ºC

Calibrated with 30 flats, 50 darks and 50 bias

Data acquisition 2019


Total exposure: 16h25′


FSQ85ED telescope

Mesu200 mount

ASI 1600MM Pro camera with ZWO EFW 8 pos

Guiding with ASI174MC and ZWO OAG

Baader filters



Aleix Roig – Prades, Tarragona (Catalonia, Spain), 2021.

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