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IC405 Flaming Star Nebula

IC 405 (also known as the Flaming Star Nebula, SH 2-229, or Caldwell 31) taken on November 20th, 2015 in Creedmoor is an emission/reflection nebula in the constellation Auriga, surrounding the bluish star AE Aurigae. It shines at magnitude +6.0. It surrounds the irregular variable star AE Aurigae. 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.
IC405 Flaming Star Nebula