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IC 417  ( Sh2-234 )
Penryn, California
October 2006/November 2009
FS-128 (ag, ST-4)
ST-2000XM LRGB   15 minute subs - additional lum added 2009

An emission nebula in Auriga located to the east of the magnitude 4 star 24-Auriga.   Note the faint tendril of gas trailing to the lower left from the main nebula. The open cluster of stars associated with the nebula have the designation of St8 (Stock).