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Type: bright nebula (HII region)
Mag: B=9.74, V=8.76
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Photo index by Jim Lucyk: Vehrenberg's Atlas of Galactic Neb-2 p57, 66
(Kauppi, Tampere, Finland) observing with a 8-inch f/5, writes in the The Webb Society Nebulae and Clusters Section Report No. 11, January 1993: "Two bright spots, the southern of which is the brighter. Vague form and edges. There seems to be faint nebulosity between the spots, and also possible dark areas. Central star HD 187323 (mag 8.0). 60% Moon."
Crayon, using an 8" f/6 Newtonian, notes: "is a bright nebula located in a magnificent Milky Way field loaded with stars, glow of unresolved stars and divided by dark rifts and lanes. A nice consolation for not seeing this objedt."
Coe, observing with a 13" f/5.6, notes: "Pretty faint, pretty large, much elongated at 135X with the UHC filter. The south side of the nebula is brighter and several stars are involved. It looks somewhat like a small version of the California Nebula."
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