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Contains:  Flaming Star nebula, IC 405, The star 19Aur
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IC405 Flaming Star Nebula, vdB34; Auriga, 


            Thomas V. Davis
IC405 Flaming Star Nebula, vdB34; Auriga

IC405 Flaming Star Nebula, vdB34; Auriga

Technical card

Resolution: 3888x2534 job: 2099098

RA center: 79.100 degrees

DEC center: 34.382 degrees

Pixel scale: 1.549 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 4.234 degrees

Field radius: 0.999 degrees

Data source: Backyard


IC405 Flaming Star Nebula, vdB34; Auriga
Astro-Physics 155EDF f/7
Total Exposure 7.8+ Hours; (HaR)RGB (220,60);60:60:70 minutes
September 28, 2005; Inkom, ID

Comments: IC405 is created by the radiant energy of AE Auriga, a highly energetic variable star. This star was formed in M42 but was ejected by gravitational interactions with other stars. AE Auriga is just passing through this nebulosity; it was not formed from it. Both reflection and emission nebulae are presenting this amazing nebula.

vdB 34: Size (arcmin): 18, Type: illuminating star inside nebula, Surface brightness: bright, Absorption: weak, Illuminating star ID1: BD+34 980, Illuminating star ID2: HD 34078, Mag. of illuminating star: 6V.

This image was NASA APOD October 11, 2005.



Thomas V. Davis
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IC405 Flaming Star Nebula, vdB34; Auriga, 


            Thomas V. Davis