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IC 1275

IC 1275, ESO 521-41B

RA: 18h 10m 7.1s
Dec: −23° 45′ 42″

Con: Sagittarius
Ch: MSA:1392, U2:339, SA:22

Ref: NED, Corwin (2004), Skiff20080430-U

(reference key)

Type: bright nebula

Mag: B=?, V=?

Size: 4′ x 3′
PA: ?

History and Accurate Positions for the NGC/IC Objects (Corwin 2004)

IC 1275. See IC 1274.

Historical observations

Barnard, E.E. (1892)

Barnard, E. E. (1892) "Photographic nebulosities and groups of nebulous stars", A.N. 3111.

This nebula was discovered photographically by Barnard. He described it as "two stars 8.0 & 8.5 in pretty large nebulosity."

Discussed: IC 1274, 1275, 1283, 1287,

Published comments

Cederblad, S. (1946) [VII/231]

Ced 154e (IC 1275)

Position (1900): RA 18 3.7, Dec - 23 51

Star: -23 14005 (Mp=7.64, V=7.38, SpT=B5)

Spectrum of nebula: continuous spectrum (inferred from sp.t. of illuminating star)

Classification: Neb associated with mainly one star (which may be multiple) - star surrounded by a neb envelope without conspicuous structure (eg. lambda Scorpii)

Size: 9.5'x6'

Notes: "Ced 154 The group of nebulous stars following M 8. R. There has been some confusion in the literature as to the proper identification of these objects. Ced 154 e = IC 1275 = The nebula surrounding -23 14005 = HD 166107 = Boss 24753. Disc. Barnard 1892 (51). (715). R. -24 14017 may also be nebulous, although the writer has not been able to verify this suggestion. m_p_=8.47. m_v_ = 8.46. Sp: B8. Taken as a whole No 154 should be classified as A.2."

Bernes, C. (1977)

Bernes, C. (1977) A catalogue of bright nebulosities in opaque dust clouds.

Bernes 7 = NGC 6559 / IC 1274 / IC 1275 / IC 4685.

Gum, C.S. (1955)

Gum, C.S. (1955) A survey of southern HII regions. Mem.RAS, 67. [1955MmRAS..67..155G]

Gum notes: "The objects Sharpless 29 (= IC 1274) and Sharpless 30 (= IC 1275) are small detached brighter parts at the edge of [Gum] 75." He notes that Gum 75 is "Almost joined to Gum 72 (M8). The separation from M8 appears to be due to a lane of foreground obscuration. A number of 'nebulous' stars and reference to large faint patches of nebulosity corresponding to bright condensations in this region are given by IC 1274, 1275, 4681, 4684 and 4685 (Nos. 154b, c, d, e and f in the Catalogue of Cederblad)." This bright emission nebula is part of Bernes 7, a complex consisting of NGC 6559, IC 1274, IC 1275 and IC 4685.

Helwan Obs. Bulletin No 38 (1935)

F, diffuse nebulosity, 2 stars involved.

Modern observations

Bahr-Vollrath, Gerd (1992)

Gerd Bahr-Vollrath (Noosa Heads, Queensland, Australia) observing with an 8-inch f/12 SCT, writes in The Webb Society Nebulae and Clusters Section Report No. 10, July 1992: " [NGC 6559, IC 1274, IC 1275, IC 4684, IC 4685] This complex of faint nebulosity lies about one degree east of M8, and deep photographs reveal that it seems connected to its more prominent neighbour. Low magnifications and a UHC filter were necessary to see indistinct faint patches of nebulosity, most of which seem associated with groups of stars."

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