diffuse nebula

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Synonyms for diffuse nebula

a cluster of stars within an intricate cloud of gas and dust

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Discovered by William Herschel in 1787, he classified it as a bright nebula rather than a planetary which, considering its shape, was reasonable.
HK Lupi also boasts a bright nebula just a bit dimmer than Bernes 148.
Around the Summer Triangle Object Type Mag(v) Size/Sep Pi ([pi]) Aquilae Double star 6.3, 6.8 1.5" Sh 2-84 Emission nebula -- 5' Roslund 3 Open cluster -- 5' NCC 6827 Open cluster -- 2' Sh 2-88 Emission nebula -- 17.5' x 9.0' Sh 2-88A Bright nebula -- 1.2' x 1' Sh 2-88B Bright nebula -- 1.2' x 1' 17 Cygni Multiple star 5.1, 9.3, 9.4 26", 108" Struve 2576 Double star 8.5, 8.6 3.0" Vultus Irrisorie Asterism 4.2 84'x 42' Object RA Dec.
Rated 5 in opacity, it shares the field with a much more difficult target, the bright nebula Sharpless 2-65.
ingqimba yeenkwenkwezi ezikhanyayo ezikude ezibonakala njengenkungu: bright nebula
"Top-100" Deepsky Objects In the list below, "Type" refers to the object type: Galaxy (Glxy), Open Cluster (OpCI) Globular Cluster (Glcl), Planetary Nebula (Plnb), and Bright Nebula (BrtN).
Website [http://www.psychohistorian.org/astronomy/deep_sky_observing_assa.php] "Top - 100" Deepsky Objects In the list below, "Type" refers to the object type: Galaxy (Glxy), Open Cluster (OpCI) Globular Cluster (Glcl), Planetary Nebula (Plnb), and Bright Nebula (BrtN).
In the list below, "Type" refers to the object type: Galaxy (Glxy), Open Cluster (OpCl) Globular Cluster (Glcl), Planetary Nebula (Plnb), and Bright Nebula (BrtN).
In my 10-inch reflector at 68x, this star sits at the northern rim of the relatively bright nebula DWB 87.