Flaming Star | Ian G.

Photographer
Ian G.
Email
laperuz@mail15.com
Location of photo
Bergen Co. NJ
Date/Time of photo
January 2012
Equipment
Celestron NS11XLT in Hyperstar3 configuration at F/2, QHY10 CCD, Baader UHC-S and 35-nm. H-Alpha filters.
Description
Flaming Star (aka IC405 and Caldwell 31) is a region surrounding a blue star AE Aurigae. It is a reflection/emission nebula and is quite bright in H-Alpha part of the spectrum. Total exposure time - 5 hours (2- RGB and 3- H-Alpha).