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IC1848 the Sole Nebula aka Embryo Nebula
IC1848 the Sole Nebula aka Embryo Nebula
Description: LBN 667 is the designation of the nebula, also known as Sharpless 2-199. Open clusters CR 34, 632, and 634 in the head and IC 1848 in the body are embedded in the nebula. The object is more commonly called by the cluster designation IC 1848. Small emission nebula IC 1871 is present just left of the top of the head, and small emission nebulae 670 and 669 are just below the lower back area. This complex is the eastern neighbor of IC1805 Heart Nebula and the two are often mentioned together as the Heart and Soul.

Date Taken: 10/3/2008
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City: Billerica
State: massachusetts
Zipcode: 01862
Country: United States
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Uploaded on 11/2/2008
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