IC405- The flaming star nebula

IC 405 is an emission/reflection nebula found in the constellation of Auriga. It is about 1500 light years away and surrounds the star AE Aurigae.

This image was taken using a 6-inch F5 reflector and a modified Canon T3i set at ISO 800.  The resultant image is a stack of six five-minute exposures.


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