IC 405  -  wide field

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Object identification (3.1MB)

Object data of IC405

Object type: Emission nebula
Size: 50' x 30'
Magnitude: 10.0 mag
Constellation: Aur
Distance: 1,500 Ly
Notes: IC 405 (also known as the Flaming Star Nebula) is an emission / reflection nebula in the constellation Auriga, surrounding the bluish star AE Aurigae.

Exposure data

Date: 2017-11-19
Location: ATHOS Centro Astronomico / La Palma (900m)
Telescope: Nikon AF-S Nikkor 85mm f/1.8G @ f/3.2
Camera: Nikon D800 (ISO1600)
Mount: iOptron Sky Tracker
Exposure time: 183x1min
Exposure time total: 3h03min
Notes: Image acquisition by CEDIC team (Markus Blauensteiner, Christoph Kaltseis, Bernhard Hubl)

Image processing by Markus Blauensteiner