Two young stars and the reflection nebula vdB1

Image credit Adam Block, Mt Lemmon SkyCenter

This is the first object in the van den Bergh Catalog (vdB, 1966) of stars surrounded by reflection nebulae. Two intriguing nebulae at top left show loops and outflow features associated with the energetic process of star formation. Within are extremely young variable stars V633 Cas (left) and V376 Cas.

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