IC405 - The Flaming Star Nebula
IC405 also known as the Flaming Star Nebula is an emission and reflection
nebula. It lies about 1,500 light years from Earth.
The nebula is about 5 light years across.
Facts about IC405 by Keith Turnecliff
A telescope is needed to observe nearly all nebulae.
Because nebulae are faint, extended objects with very low surface brightness, low magnification will often provide the best views.