Flaming Star Nebula & Comet 46/P Wirtanen Photos – IC405 Flaming Star Nebula Complex in the constellation of Auriga. IC 405 is located approximately 1500 light years distance. Comet 46/P Wirtanen is the green ball to the lower left in front of the red nebula, also a bright meteor flashed through the top of the photo during this 90 minute long exposure.