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Variable Hind's Nebula

Variable Hind's Nebula

Date: 16 Jan 2010
Location: Dominion Astrophysical Observatory, Victoria, BC
Equipment: Plasket 1.8m with E2V operating at -110 deg C.
Exposure: 1 x 60 sec with r filter.
Processing: Flats applied at Plaskett. Final processing with ImagePlus and Photoshop.

NGC 1555 or Variable Hind's Nebula is a varible nebula located in the constellatiion Taurus. The star in the center is T Tauri, a prototype star known to be very young or in the process of forming.