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IC 410





IC 410 and Flaming Star Nebula
IC 410, IC 405 (Flaming Star Nebula), and environs. This image is a composite from B&W images taken with the Palomar Observatory's 48-inch Samuel Oschin Telescope as a part of the second National Geographic Palomar Observatory Sky Survey. The images were recorded on 2 types of photographic plates, one sensitive to red light and the other to blue, and then digitized. Credit: Davide De Martin, Skyfactory.org.
A region of faint nebulosity surrounding the open star cluster NGC 1893. It lies in the constellation Auriga one and a half degrees east of the brighter and better known Flaming Star Nebula (IC 405). In appearance, IC 410 resembles the Rosette Nebula in Monocerus.


visual
magnitude
13
diameter 25' × 20'
distance 2,200 light-years
(670 pc)
position R.A. 05h 22.0m;
Dec. 33° 29'
other
names
C 0519+334,
CTB 17, LBN 807,
LBN 173.58-01.75,
Min 2- 59, OCl 438.0


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   • NEBULAE AND STAR CLUSTERS