My first image of 2017!
Measuring 5 light years across, the flaming star nebula is an emission nebula in the constellation of Auriga.
Telescope: Explore Scientific 208 CF with a focal ratio of 3.9
Camera: Modified Canon Rebel Xs
Guiding camera: Meade DSI
Exposures: 31 x 180 seconds
Ambient temperature: -5c
Processed using the following tools: Deepsky Stacker, Regim and Photoshop