IC405 Flaming Star HaRGB

IC405 Flaming Star HaRGB

IC405 also known as the Flaming Star Nebula, SH 2-229,  is an emission/reflection nebula in the constellation Auriga, surrounding the bluish star AE Aurigae. It shines at magnitude +6.0. Its celestial coordinates are RA 05, 16.2   Dec +34° 28′. It surrounds the irregular variable star AE Aurigae and is located near the emission nebula IC 410. The nebula measures approximately 37.0′ x 19.0′, and lies about 1,500 light-years from Earth.  The nebula is about 5 light-years across.



Scope              TMB130mm

Camera           Apogee U8300

 Mount               Atlas EQG

 Filters               Astrodon  Ha 5nm RGB Gen1 

 Exposures       Ha 4hrs   R 1hrs   G 1hrs    B 4hrs   10min subs   Total 10hrs

 Location           Connellsville Pa.  Home Observatory     2011




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