Hook Nebula

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The Hook Nebula is a reflection nebula located in the central part of Yearn Sector, within the Empty Stars.

Description (Specifications)[edit]

The Hook Nebula is a large dim group of gases and dark clouds measuring around 6 parsecs coreward-rimward by 5 parsecs spinward-trailing.

  • It is classified as a reflection nebula and is primarily formed of ionized gases, thrown off by the stars at its center many millennia ago.
  • The gases consist of about 90% hydrogen, with the remainder made up of helium, oxygen, nitrogen, and other elements. The clouds have a mean density of 102–106 particles/cm³. Its central regions are relatively denser.

A monostellar star systems lie at its core:

Monostellar System[edit]

HN1-a Monostellar System
Star Name Hierarchy Color Classification Remarks
HN1-a Primary Red M7 III None

Hex Location: 0933 Yearn Sector. 3 Gas Giants.

History & Background (Dossier)[edit]

The positions and types of the stars present within the Hook Nebula have been cataloged as part of the University of Selasia Spinward Survey. The nebula is named for its supposed resemblance to a hook.

Image Repository[edit]


Worlds & Sectors (Astrography)[edit]

This astrographic feature is primarily found in the following areas:
Charted Space:

World Listing: 1105[edit]

The following systems and worlds are associated with this astrographic feature:

No world articles for Hook Nebula

References & Contributors (Sources)[edit]

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