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Flaming Star Nebula

by on Mar.05, 2011, under Caldwell Objects

Type: Emission/reflection Nebula
A.k.a.: Caldwell 31, IC405, Sh2-229
Constellation: Auriga
Distance From Earth: 1,500 light years
Diameter: 5 light years

Camera: Atik 314L color
Exposure: 23x300s light frames, 0 dark frames, 0 flats. Bad pixel map used.
Filters: Hutech IDAS LPS-P2
Telescope: Skywatcher 120 ED Pro


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