NGC 1555

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NGC 1555
Reflection nebula
Variable nebula
A near-infrared image of NGC 1555
Observation data: J2000.0 epoch
Right ascension4h 21m 57.1s[1]
Declination+19° 32′ 7″[1]
DesignationsHind's Nebula,[1] Sharpless 238
See also: Lists of nebulae

NGC 1555, sometimes known as Hind's Variable Nebula, is a variable nebula, illuminated by the star T Tauri, located in the constellation Taurus. It is also in the second Sharpless catalog as 238. It is a Herbig–Haro object.[2] The nebula was discovered on October 11, 1852, by John Russell Hind.

NGC 1555 from the 0.8m Schulman at the Mount Lemmon SkyCenter, AZ.

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  1. ^ a b c "NGC 1555". SIMBAD. Centre de données astronomiques de Strasbourg. Retrieved 2007-05-01.
  2. ^ "Sh 2-238". Archived from the original on 2008-02-03.

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