Flaming star and tadpole nebulae

Flaming star and tadpole nebulae

C006/4320 Rights Managed

Request low-res file

530 pixels on longest edge, unwatermarked

Request/Download high-res file

Uncompressed file size: 50.0MB

Downloadable file size: 2.8MB

Price image Pricing

Please login to use the price calculator


Caption: Flaming star nebula (IC 405, orange at right) and the tadpole nebula (IC 410, white at lower left). These are emission nebulae, huge clouds of gas and dust that glow as the hydrogen they contain is ionised by radiation from the hot young stars that have formed within them. The nebulae lie about 1600 light years from Earth, in the constellation Auriga.

Release details: Model release not required. Property release not required.

Keywords: astronomical, astronomy, astrophysical, astrophysics, auriga, emission nebula, flaming star nebula, ic 405, ic 410, natural colour, nebulae, space, star birth, starbirth, stellar formation, tadpole nebula, telescope

Licence fees: A licence fee will be charged for any media (low or high resolution) used in your project.