IC 405
The Flaming Star

IC 405 U16M

IC 405 is located in the constellation Auriga. It is commonly known as the Flaming Star Nebula. It is located very near IC 410 and the open cluster M38. This version is a combination of color and hydrogen alpha, see the hydrogen alpha version here.


Telescope: Astro-Physics 160mm EDF f7.5 @ f7.7 Designation: IC 405
Mount: Astro-Physics AP1200GTO
Constellation: Gemini
Camera: Apogee U16M with Gen II Astrodon Filters Distance: Approx 1500 Light Years
Guiding: SBIG ST402 via Mini Borg 60mm Type: Emission Nebula
Exposure: 8 hours Hydrogen Alpha 6 hours rgb Position: R.A. 05 hr 16min , Dec +340 16'
Processed using CCDStack, PhotoShop CS3 Date: 20- 28 October 2008
Acquisition: CCDAutopilot/CCDSoft/The Sky 6/M1OASYS Location: Deerlick Astronomy Village