Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Taurus (Tau)  ·  Contains:  Hind's Nebula  ·  Hind's Variable Nebula  ·  NGC 1555
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Hind's Variable NGC 1555, 



    
        

            Warren A. Keller
Hind's Variable NGC 1555
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Hind's Variable NGC 1555, 



    
        

            Warren A. Keller
Hind's Variable NGC 1555
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Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 4048916

RA center: 4h 21' 58"

DEC center: +19° 32' 13"

Pixel scale: 0.631 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 284.328 degrees

Field radius: 0.503 degrees


Resolution: 4061x4056

Description

NGC 1555 in Taurus is also designated as SH2-238 in the Sharpless Catalog. Illuminated by the bright golden star, T Tauri at center, Hind's Variable Nebula is a Herbig–Haro object. NGC 1555 was discovered in 1852 by English astronomer John Russell Hind. Thanks to my friend and imager extraordinaire, Bill Snyder for allowing me to process the data.

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Hind's Variable NGC 1555, 



    
        

            Warren A. Keller