Tribble Nebulae

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The Tribble Nebulae (named after the tribbles from Star Trek) are two star-forming emission nebulae, Sh 2-211 and Sh 2-212, both located in Perseus and both very far away. Sh 2-212 also contains NGC 1624-2, the most strongly magnetised O-type star known, with a magnetic field 20,000 times stronger than that of the Sun.

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