Flaming Star Nebula (IC 405)
The Flaming Star Nebula (IC 405) is a diffuse nebula in Auriga that mainly surrounds the star AE Aurigae and gives the impression that the star is burning, hence its name. AE Aur
is an erratic variable and one of the runaway
stars whose proper motion can be
traced back to the area of Orion's Belt.
||37.0' × 19.0'
||R.A. 05h 16m 05s
Dec. 34° 27' 49"
AND STAR CLUSTERS