IC 405
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Type Location r.a. dec. Size Magnitude Distance
Bright Nebula Auriga 21h53.5 +47°16' 12' 10 1,500 ly

IC 405 (also known as the Flaming Star Nebula, Sh2-229, or Caldwell 31) is an emission/reflection nebula in the constellation Auriga, surrounding the bluish star AE Aurigae, at a distance of about 1,500 light-years.

 

 

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Date Telescope Binning Exp Time (s) Special processing Notes
Jan 8, 2003 Centurion
18"
L 1:1
RGB 3:1
L 3x300
R,G,B 300
LRGB, DDP