The Flaming Star

IC 405 known as the Flaming Star Nebula. This portion of the larger complex shows the rippling gas and dust that gives the nebula is popular name. This region is rich in glowing hydrogen gas, as shown in this 6nm Hydrogen Alpha image. This nebula is approximately 1500 light years away.

Image Details
Camera: Starlight Xpress SX-694
Optic: Veloce RH-200 @f/3.0
Exposure: 8x15minutes 6nm Ha
Mount: Paramount MX
Date: November 27, 2013
Other: Imaged from Lake Mary, Florida. Processed with Pixinsight and Photoshop. Captured with TheSkyX and the Camera Add On.

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The Flaming Star