Verant's Head Nebula

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The Verant's Head Nebula is a reflection nebula located in the spinward part of Argent Sector, within the Empty Stars.

Description (Specifications)[edit]

The Verant's Head Nebula is a large dim group of gases and dark clouds measuring around 9 parsecs coreward-rimward by 10 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.

Image Repository[edit]

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Verant's Head Nebula.


Three separate systems lie at the core of the nebula:

Binary Solar System[edit]

VHN2-ab Binary Star System
Star Name Hierarchy Color Classification Remarks
VHN2-ab Primary Primary Orange K7 V None
VHN2-ab Companion Secondary Orange K3 VI None

Hex Location: 1122 Argent Sector. 0 Gas Giants.

Monostellar System[edit]

VHN1-a Monostellar System
Star Name Hierarchy Color Classification Remarks
VHN1-a Primary Yellow G6 V None

Hex Location: 1021 Argent Sector. 2 Gas Giants.

Monostellar System[edit]

VHN3-a Monostellar System
Star Name Hierarchy Color Classification Remarks
VHN3-a Primary Red M2 VI None

Hex Location: 1022 Argent Sector. 0 Gas Giants.

History & Background (Dossier)[edit]

The positions and types of the stars present within the Verant's Head Nebula have been cataloged as part of the University of Tal Varisa Deep Sky Program. The nebula is named for its supposed resemblance to the head of a Verant, a common riding beast within the Distant Fringe.

Image Repository[edit]

Traveller Map:

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 Verant's Head Nebula

References & Contributors (Sources)[edit]

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