IC 405 – The Flaming Star Nebula

Photographer
Patrick Winkler
Email
patrick.winkler@chello.at
Location of photo
Siegenfeld, Lower Austria; Austria
Date/Time of photo
29.12.2015
Equipment
TV NP 127fli with FLI ML 8300
Description
C 405 (also known as the Flaming Star Nebula, SH 2-229, or Caldwell 31) is an emission/reflection nebula in the constellation Auriga. The nebula measures approximately 37.0' x 19.0', and lies about 1,500 light-years away. The nebula is about 5 light-years across.
Website
https://astropictures.smugmug.com/Nebulas/i-rZ3FNPh/A