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IC 4954/55                     Image up-sampled 1.33x
Penryn, California
July 2008
FS-128 (ag, St-4)
ST-2000XM LRGB  10 minute subs

Listed as emission nebulae in Simbad and some planetary programs but in scientific literature they are referred to as reflection nebula.  In deep images acquired with larger scope,s there is a shock front glowing in red due to photo disassociation which may explain the erroneous EN designaion.