IC 434

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Flame Nebula
emission nebula
Barnard 33.jpg
IC 434 is to the bottom left of the Horsehead Nebula
Observation data: J2000.0 epoch
Right ascension 05h 41m 00s
Declination −02° 30′ 00″
Distance 1,500 ly
Apparent magnitude (V) 7.3
Constellation Orion
See also: Lists of nebulae

The Flame Nebula is a bright emission nebula in the constellation Orion. It was discovered on February 1, 1786 by William Herschel.

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