Hind's nebula

Hind's nebula

(hÿndz) (NGC 1554–5) A reflection nebula in the constellation Taurus, illuminated by the young variable star T Tauri. The nebula has varied considerably in brightness since it was first observed in the 19th century.

Hind's Nebula

[′hīnz ′neb·yə·lə]
(astronomy)
A reflection nebula illuminated by the star T Tauri that undergoes marked changes in brightness.
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These were Hind's Nebula (NGC 1555) in Taurus; Hubble's variable nebula (NGC 2261) in Monoceros; NGC 6729 in Corona Australis; Gyulbudaghian's nebula, discovered in 1977 neighbouring the variable star PV Cephei; and McNeil's Nebula in Orion, recently discovered in 2004 January and thought to be associated with the infrared source IRAS 05436-0007.
Hind's nebula presented a fainter, more challenging target, but Dale Holt and Maurice Gavin had submitted images.