The Flaming Star Nebula (Emission)

Image of Flaming Star Nebula
Red-band image from the Second Digitized Sky Survey (DSS2), measuring 50 arcminutes across.
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From Ashburn (click to change), Flaming Star Nebula is visible in the dawn sky, rising at 22:10 (EDT) – 8 hours and 42 minutes before the Sun – and reach an altitude of 79° above the south-eastern horizon before fading from view as dawn breaks at around 05:48.

Name Flaming Star Nebula
Object Type Emission
Other Names
C 31
IC 405
Position
Constellation:Auriga
Magnitude:10.00 (B)[1]
Right Ascension:05h16m [1]
Declination:+34°21' [1]

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39.04°N
77.49°W
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