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Sharpless Catalog

(Sh2)
(catalog of HII regions found on Palomar plates)

The Sharpless Catalog is a list of HII regions assembled by Stewart Sharpless in the 1950s from Palomar Observatory Sky Survey (POSS) plates. The second/final edition included 312 such nebulae.


(catalog,clouds,HII)
Further reading:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sharpless_catalog
PrefixExample  
Sh2Sh2-106 

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