The True Nature of the Alleged Planetary Nebula W16-185

  title={The True Nature of the Alleged Planetary Nebula W16-185},
  author={Alexandre Roman-Lopes and Zulema Abraham},
  journal={The Astronomical Journal},
We report the discovery of a small cluster of massive stars embedded in a NIR nebula in the direction of the IRAS 15411-5352 point source, which is related to the alleged planetary nebula W16-185. The majority of the stars present large NIR excess characteristic of young stellar objects and have bright counterparts in the Spitzer IRAC images; the most luminous star (IRS 1) is the NIR counterpart of the IRAS source. We found very strong unresolved Brγ emission at the IRS 1 position and more… 
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