The Flaming Star Nebula (IC 405)

Posted by Fred Herrmann
on Sunday, May 18, 2014

IC405, aka the Flaming Star Nebula surrounds the blue star AE Aurigae and is a reflection/emission nebula in the constellation Auriga at a distance of ~1,500 light-years. This portion of the Flaming Star Nebula spans about 4 light-years. http://owlmountainobservatory.com/

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