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NGC281    © Ken Crawford      Rancho Del Sol Observatory  MPC G67
Image Exposure Details
Filter Exposures
Clear/ Lum 270 minutes
Red 120 minutes
Green 120 minutes
Blue 400 minutes
Ha 5nm 240minutes
OIII 3nm. 0 minutes
SII 5nm 0 minutes

IC405 is an emission and reflection nebula in the constellation Auriga at about 1500 light-years away. The bright centeral star is AE Aurigae and is powers this region which is also called the flaming star nebula.
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