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.
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Hind's Nebula[′hīnz ′neb·yə·lə]
A reflection nebula illuminated by the star T Tauri that undergoes marked changes in brightness.
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